Geology ~ Plate Tectonics

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The theories of plate


 
  
Created Jan 10, 2012
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blueduckderik

 

 
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1) Theories?
 
1) Convection currents, ridge push, slab pull.
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2) Convection currents?
 
2) Currents in upper and lower mantle causing the movements.
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3) Ridge Push?
 
3) Rising magma ejected at MOR forces plates apart.
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4) Slab Pull?
 
4) Gravity pulls the subducting oceanic plate downwards.


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