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

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