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What is a core at the center, temperature and pressure are very highdivided into inner and outer core is made up of liquid metal iron and nickel
What is a mantle outside of the core is the mantle, which makes up most of earth’s mass
what is the Crust outer most of earth’s layers it is about 25 miles thick
what is magma liquid rock that is within the earth’s surface
what is lava magma that has reached the earth’s surface
what is plate tectonics explains how forces within the earth create land forms
what is Continental Drift movement of earth’s plates across the mantle (usually at a rate of about one inch per year)
what is rift valleys formed underwater when tectonic plates move apart from one another
what is abyssal plains when ocean floors sink because there is no earth below them, these regions are smooth
what is continental shelves The surfaced that extends under shallow oceans
what is Folds areas of compressed rock that occurs when plates collide with each other
what is faults occurs when rock masses have moved apart and broken away from each other
what is Weathering process by which rocks break and decay over time
what is Sediment the smaller particles of rock, gravel, sand, and mud that weathering breaks rocks into
what is erosion movement of surface material from one location to another, wind water and ice cause this to take place
what is a glacier thick masses of ice also erode rock and moves sediment
what is plataeu an elevated flatland that rises sharply above nearby land on at least one side
what is Alluvial fan sediment eroded from a mountain to the base of the mountain
what is delta accumulated sediment at the opening of an ocean
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