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The Dynamic Earth

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Tectonic Plates The dozen or so plates that make up the surface of the Earth. Their motion is studied in the field of plate tectonics.
Dynamic pertaining to or characterized by energy or effective action; vigorously active or forceful; energetic: the dynamic president of the firm.
Earth (often initial capital letter) the planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 miles (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 miles (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million miles (149.6 million km), and a per
Divergent Boundary diverging; differing; deviating.
Earthquake a series of vibrations induced in the earth's crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating.
Boundaries something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line.
Continents one of the main landmasses of the globe, usually reckoned as seven in number (Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica).
Continental Drift Geology. the lateral movement of continents resulting from the motion of crustal plates.
Continental Crust the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice of bread (distinguished from crumb).
Oceanic Crust the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice of bread (distinguished from crumb).
Convergent Boundary characterized by convergence; tending to come together; merging.
Transform Boundary to change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose.
Structure mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents: a pyramidal structure.
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