Geol 101 Ch 12

Geol 101 Ch 12 - Geol 101 Chapter 12 Key Terms 11:23:00 AM...

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Geol 101 Chapter 12 Key Terms 25/09/2007 11:23:00 How Does Continental Drift Relate to Plate Tectonics? (12.1) Continental Drift o All continents once joined in a single continent that broke into pieces,  which drifted to the current continent positions What is the Evidence That Plates Move Apart at Divergent Boundaries? (12.3) Seafloor Spreading o Describes the process of oceanic lithosphere spreading apart along  mid-ocean ridges o Figure 12.9 Rift Valley’s  o Garden blocks of crust that drop along normal faults and are commonly  associated with volcanoes o Figure 12.18 What is the Evidence That Subduction occurs at Convergent Plate Boundaries?  (12.4) Wadati-Benioff Zone o Inclined zone of earthquake foci characteristic of Subduction zones What is the Evidence That Plates Slide Past One Another at Transform Plate  Boundaries? (12.5) Fracture Zones
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Olinsky during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Geol 101 Ch 12 - Geol 101 Chapter 12 Key Terms 11:23:00 AM...

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