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Chapter 3 n 4

Compare and Contrast active and passive continental margins. Passive continental margins are not situated along an active plate boundary:Active Continental Margins situated along a(subduction zone type)convergent plate boundary
What are the deepest regions of the ocean? In what geologic setting do these form? deep-ocean trenches
What is a hydrothermal vent? At what type of plate boundary do these form? An opening in the seafloor out of which heated mineral-rich water flows;Tectonic plates
Where is oceanic lithosphere destroyed? Convergent Plate boundaries
What surface feature(s) are associated with: continental collision zones Suture
What surface feature(s) are associated with: subduction zones Convergent Plate Boundaries
What surface feature(s) are associated with: divergent plate boundaries Continental Rifts,Oceanic ridges and seafloor spreading
The process in which small fragments of crust are added to the margins of continents is: continental accretion
What are two ways that mountain belts form (other than the formation of volcanoes) One is from when two plates of the Earth's crust collide and fold. Another is when rocks push along the Earth's crust.
Created by: danyy30