Plate Tectonics

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Weakest earthquakes occur at what boundary
This method is used to find the epicenter of an earthquake
This ocean is currently getting larger
Came up with the theory of contiental drift
Causes the movement of the asthenosphere
Strongest earthquakes occur at what boundary
Smallest volcanoes made of explosive, pyroclastic material
Theory that explains the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
Area of the US that has the most earthquakes
Which it more dense, oceanic plate or continental plate
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Layer of Earth that is putty like and moves about 6 cm/year
Slab pull is happening at this boundary
Ridge push is happening at this boundary
largest of the volcanoes formed from lava flows
Scale that measures the intensity of a volcanic eruption
Layer of Earth that makes up the tectonic plates
Ring of Fire is located around this plate
Boundary where two tectonic plates slide past each other
Igneous rock that forms when lava flows into ocean
Scale that measures the intensity of an earthquake

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Created Dec 10, 2012ReportNominate
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