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Geology

Sea floor spreading

TermDefinition
Slab pull The motion of crust that is being subducted
Ridge push New crust coming through and pushing the old away.
Slab suction
Mantle drag
Plate resistance
Geomagnetic resistance
Normal polarity A magnetic field the same as that which presently exist
Reverse polarity A magnetic field opposite to that which presently exist
Hot spot volcanoes Volcanoes that form from a weak spot in the lithosphere.
Created by: sprestidge34