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

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