Plate Tectonics

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

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Created Dec 10, 2012ReportNominate
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