AP Environmental Science: Earth

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31 to 50 miles above the surface, is the coldest layer
Layer that is closest to the Earth’s surface
Where tectonic plates slide past each other
Wind is deflected by Earth spinning on its axis
2.5 billion years ago to 543 million years ago
Where two plates move toward each other
Fourth and last layer absorbs highly energetic solar radiation
Where two plates move apart
tiny particles and droplets of liquids
radius - 3,480 km, liquid iron, reason for the magnetic field
543 million years ago to today
Located 15 miles above the surface, is very thin
3.8 billion years ago to 2.5 billion years ago
4.6 billion years ago to 3.8 billion years ago
Movement of air due to changes in air pressure
Outermost layer where the atmosphere begins to blend into space
outermost layer of Earth
layer that makes up nearly 70% of Earth’s interior, composed of oxygen, silicon, and magnesium

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