Pangaea And Plate Tectonics

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1.  Continental crust is _________________ and __________________ than oceanic crust.
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2.  A rift valley is where
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3.  Tropical plant fossils found on  ______________________ helped prove the theory of Pangaea.
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4.  A plant called _____________________ was found on widely separated landmasses
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5.  What is the theory of plate tectonics?
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6.  The mid-Atlantic ridge occurs along a _______________.
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7.  A transform boundary is when
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8.  Pangaea was/is
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9.  A convergent boundary is where two plates
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10.  Earth's crust is broken into pieces called
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11.  What about the mesosaurus helps prove that Pangaea existed?
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12.  Scratches on rocks made by _________________ in tropical locations helped support the theory of Pangaea.
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13.  When Wegener placed the landmasses together, mountain ranges on ______________ and _______________ lined up.
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14.  When Wegener placed the landmasses together, coalfields on ______________ and _______________ lined up.
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15.  ____________________ are what happen when plates rub past each other and cause friction.
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16.  A part of the mantle with very high temperatures that rises through the solid crust is called
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17.  Who came up with the theory of continental drift?
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18.  Where is the ring of fire located?
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19.  Subduction is when
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20.  A divergent boundary is when two plates
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21.  Pangaea existed about
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22.  What occurs along the ring of fire?
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23.  Was Wegener's theory ever  proven?
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24.  What happened to Pangaea
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25.  What process is adds new crust?
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