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Unformatted text preview: •a Transform faults o Spherical planet o Variations in plate movement speed • Breakup of Pangea = the ‘real’ reason for observed continental drift o Sea floor spreading = formation of Atlantic Ocean o Subduction zones = The shrinking Pacific Ocean Glossary Andesite hydrothermal vents pillow lava Basalt island arc volcanoes. San Andreas fault East African Rift Valley. lithosphere Sheet flow Himalayas Pangea. Subduction 1. Divergent boundaries 2. Convergent boundaries 3. Transform Faults...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course ENVIRON GS 222/ENV taught by Professor Ingridhendy during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '10