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The hypothesis that all continents were created by the break up of pangea is called continental drift

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Alfred Wegener tries to explain what fossil fuel support for,Remains of Mesosaurus, a freshwater crocodile-like reptile that lived during the early Permian (between 286 and 258 million years ago), are found solely in Southern Africa and Eastern South America. It would have been physiologically impossible for Mesosaurus to swim between the continents. This suggests that South America and Africa were joined during the Early Permian.

He also explain that when thecontinents of the southern hemisphere are re-assembled into the single land mass of Gondwanaland, the distribution of these four fossil types form linear and continuous patterns of distribution across continental boundaries.

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Tectonic plates are made of both oceanic and continental crust. The plate itself is made up of rock and lies thousands of miles underneath the ground. Tectonic plates can also move and crash against each other (causing mountains to form) or pull away from each other (valleys). They are typically very wide, though there are some smaller, thinner plates. Some even house whole continents.

These tectonic plates are also responsible for the formation of volcanoes and the cause of earthquakes. This doesn’t mean they’re all bad. Tectonic plates are also responsible for the beautiful landscape we have today. Various mountain ranges today were formed over thousands of years by the tectonic plates mashing against each other for long periods of time.

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The answer to this is D. There are times when there are more than two tectonic plates that collide in this area. If these two plates are of the same density, they would push against each other. This helps form a mountain. This also explains why most of the examples of convergent boundaries are located near the mountainside. One notable example is South America’s west coast.

There are a lot of mountains that were formed because of this but it is not only mountains that convergent boundaries can make. There are times when they can also form islands. The number of the islands of the world are always changing because of the differences that occur in the world every day.

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The correct answer to this question is B, lithosphere. The concept was described by mathematician A.E.H Love and developed by geogolist Joseph Barrell, whom introduced the term. It is divided into tectonic plates. The uppermost part is called the pedosphere. This part reacts to the biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere through the process of forming soil.

The lower part is called the asthenosphere. This plate is weak, hot, and the deep part of the mantle. There are two types of lithospheres. The oceanic lithosphere contains the oceanic crust and exists in ocean basins, which the continental lithosphere contains the continental crust.

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Plate Tectonics is the theory that states that pieces of Earth's crust are in constant, slow motion driven by movement in the mantle. The theory describes the movement of many small plates and large plates of the Earth lithosphere.

The earth crust is subdivided into several dishes, and these plates glide over the mantle, and this is due to the intense heat that arises from the middle of the Earth.

The lithosphere is the rigid shell of a planet. It is composed of seven major plates and many other minor plates. It is believed that the tectonic processes began on planet Earth around 3 billion years ago.

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This theory of constant motion is called plate tectonics. Plate tectonics can be explained by the fact that Earth's crust or outer shell is broken up into several plates that glide over the mantle because of the intense heat from the center of the Earth.

This happens because the hotter materials rise to the surface while the cooler materials fall to the bottom which created almost a bubbling effect—if you think of watching a pot of water boil and the bubbles rising and falling, you'll have a small-scale version of the Earth's process.

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Seafloor spreading because as the plates seperate, magma rises out of the rift and forms new crust

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The answer to this is A. There are different lithospheric plates that are available in different parts of the world. Some of them are located in areas that are always affected by earthquakes. Some people have already experienced a certain amount of fear because they have already experienced earthquakes.

There are some who have never experienced it yet but have already seen some news reports on how it can possibly happen. Earthquakes cannot be prevented but it will help if you would know the right things to do so that you can protect yourself during the earthquake.

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