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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...

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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...

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Rift Valley:a large elongated depression with steep walls formed by the downward displacement of a block of the earth's surface between nearly parallel faults or fault systems.
Subduction...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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They don't necessarily move in opposite directions, for example, the pacific and north American plate boundaries both move in a north west direction (at different speeds, causing the friction)

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