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Plate Tectonics Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Adney
Answered: May 30, 2017
The hypothesis that all continents were created by the break up of pangea is called continental drift

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John Adney
Answered: Jul 05, 2017
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...Read More

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L. Sevigny, Doctor
Answered: Dec 05, 2018
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...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 20, 2018
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....Read More

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H. Jones, Web Content Writer
Answered: Apr 09, 2019
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...Read More

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H. Barnes, Unemployed
Answered: Aug 01, 2019
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...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Mar 27, 2017
Mommyloser can you shut your pie hole nobody wants to talk with you and your mum about your life.

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J. Shatner, Content writer
Answered: Jul 19, 2018
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...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Oct 03, 2017

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

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 24, 2018
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....Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Feb 26, 2019
A is divergent plate boundary, B is a transform plate boundary, and C is Convergent plate boundary. A divergent boundary happens when a linear feature between two tectonic plates are starting to...Read More

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L.Steven
Answered: Jan 07, 2018
The downward displacement of a blank present on the earth’s surface is responsible for the formation of a rift valley. It is formed when two continental plates pull apart. The depression in...Read More

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D. gray, Builder
Answered: Jun 04, 2019
The correct answer to this question is B, Denser. One reason is that the oceanic crust is made of basalt, which is volcanic lava rock. The continental crust is made of granite rock. Compared to...Read More

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Barry Mclean, Sales Manager
Answered: Apr 24, 2019
The correct answer is letter B. The most active and powerful volcanoes on Earth are located underwater along the so-called Ring of Fire in the Pacific. The Ring of Fire includes more than 450...Read More

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Larry Thornton, Student
Answered: Jun 03, 2019
Different forms of crust make up the continental crust, and scientists have claimed that the continental crust is a little thicker than the oceanic crust. The continental crust is made up of...Read More

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