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

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