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Chapter 8 notes - c. Boundaries i. Divergent 1....

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Chapter 8 I. Continental Drift a. Evidence: i. Fossils match 1. Migration of Mesosaurus unlikely ii. Rock Types iii. Structures Match b. Objection i. No mechanism to explain continents moving across globe II. Plate Tectonics a. Lithosphere i. Broken into plates b. Athenosphere i. Weaker region in mantle
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Unformatted text preview: c. Boundaries i. Divergent 1. Constructive plate margins 2. Plates move away from each other 3. Oceanic ridges between divergent plate boundaries ii. Convergent 1. Destructive plate margins 2. Also called Subduction zones iii. Transform fault...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course GE CLST 70a taught by Professor Tony during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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