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Top layer of Earth's interior
Who came up with the concept of Continental Drift
Theory that Earth's Lithosphere & crust is composed of plates which move based on convection currents in the magma
The theory that the earth's continents move gradually over the surface of the planet on a substratum of magma
Oldest geological era
Satellite orbit which follows a fixed north-south pathAble to make images of different part of Earth with each orbit
Images that are artificially colouredAllows you to highlight certain features
Second Oldest geological era
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Most recent, current geological era
Third geological era
Weather and communication satellites which stay in the same spot over EarthProvide almost continuous observation of weather and communications
The technology for studying Earth by using images and photographs taken from above Earth's surface
He popularized & published the idea of convection currents
Second layer (made of magma, magensium and silicon))
Two plates meet at a fault line and one goes under the other
Innermost layer of the EarthSometimes known as outer and inner ________.

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