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The Restless Earth*

!The Restless Earth! RESTLESS EARTH (tectonic plates, plate boundaries, waves et

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is the outer core a liquid or solid liquid
what is the center of an earthquake called focus
what is magnitude the strength of an earthquake
how are plates moved by convection currents in the mantle
what was pangea a super-continent
how are p waves recieved in sound
surface waves are also know as love waves
is the oceanic plate or continental plate thicker continental
who proposed the theory of continental drift first wegner
what can form when two continental plates collide fold mountains
what is subduction when one plate is pushed under the other as they collide
how many layers does the earth have 4 layers (crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core)
a divergent boundary is when two plates... seperate
when two plates collide its what boundary convergent boundary
the outer shell of the earth that extends to a depth of 100km lithosphere
what is continental drift the theory that all continents are fragments of pangea now drifting apart
where does knowledge about the layers of the earths come from study of seismic waves caused by earthquakes
which boundary is responsible for seafloor spreading divergent boundary
what can happen when two plates slip past one another an earthquake
the crust of the earth is broken into how many plates 12
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