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In what sort of rock do magnetic minerals align to the North Pole in?
What three categories are there that provide evidence for continental drift?
How wide is the crust?
Give an example of a destructive 'Continental-Continental' margin
Give an example of a destructive 'Oceanic-Oceanic' margin
Give an example of a constructive plate margin
What sort of rock is forced upwards during the formation of fold mountains?
'Volcanoes lie along the crest of an arcuate, crustal ridge bounded by deep oceanic ridge' -What is this describing?
Concerning island arcs, what type of magma rises through fractures in the granite layer?
What type of crust is old, light, thick and made up of silica, aluminium and granite?
Give an example of a deep sea trench
What type of margin are mid-ocean ridges formed at?
What is fixed in position beneath a hot spot?
Name the four layers of the earth (in order)
What is a rift valley?
Who is responsible for the theory of continental drift?
Which crust can be destroyed and created?
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What do the inner and outer core consist of?
What part of the earth is divided into plates? (not crust)
What are ocean ridges comprised of?
What is this a definition of: Elongated depression of ocean floor which runs parallel to a volcanic island arc or mountain belt
What is seismicity concerned with?
Where are ocean ridges found?
What is a hot spot?
Name the three types of plate margin
What are plates moved by?
What is this the definition of : Growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.
How wide is the mantle?
How old are fold mountains?
What type of crust is young, dense, thin and made up of silica, magnesium and basalt?
What is vulcanicity concerned with?
How is Palaomagnetism evidence for continental drift?
Give an example of a conservative plate margin
Continental rift valleys represent areas where continents are being what?

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