Plate Tectonics

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

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Created Dec 10, 2012ReportNominate
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