Plate Tectonics

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

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Created Dec 10, 2012ReportNominate
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