Warm Up 9/26/12 Unit 2 Section 3 Geologic Mechanisms At Plate Boundaries

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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  • 1. 
    Explain how 1 of the following Volcanic Mountain Arc mountains were formed?   Include Geologic Processes. a.  Mt. Ranier b.  Mt Shasta c.  Mt St. Helens
  • 2. 
    Explain one OUTSTANDING feature of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
  • 3. 
    Explain the differences between a Volcanic Mountain Arc and a Volcanic Island Arc.   Give 1 example of each.
  • 4. 
    How are ocean trench formed?
  • 5. 
    Remember back to the V Lab Plate Tectonics.  On the 1st tab, you moved the sliding bar that demonstrated Ocean Floor Spreading and approximately every 70,000 years the magnetic poles shifted.  Please explain how that relates to paleomagnetism.
  • 6. 
    What are the 2 evidences that prove Seafloor Spreading Exists?
  • 7. 
    What geologic features are created at Continental-Continental Divergent Plate Boundaries?
  • 8. 
    What geologic features are created at Oceanic-Continental Convergent Plate Boundaries?
  • 9. 
    What geologic features are created at Oceanic-Oceanic Divergent Plate Boundaries?
  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is TRUE?
    • A. 

      New plate material is being added to the edges of plates, and NO plate material is being removed.

    • B. 

      Plate material is being removed from the edges of plates, and no new plate material is being added.

    • C. 

      New plate material is being added to the edges of plates, and the same amount of plate material is being broken into pieces and carried away.

    • D. 

      New plate material is being added to edges of plates and the same amount of plate material is being crumpled upward or recycled bacck into the earth's interior.

  • 11. 
    Yellowstone is now considered one of the United States MOST DANGEROUS potential volcano.  Research and explain the geologic mechanism of the YELLOWSTONE Volcano.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE PLATE MECHANISMS