Lecture 16 - Plates move Ocean crust subducts after about...

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Plate Tectonics 01/04/2008 08:24:00 Plate Tectonics Outer portion is made of rigid plates. Lithospheric plates are made of crust and upper most mantle. Floats on top of Asthenosphere Most Earthquakes respond almost 1:1 to plate boundaries
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Unformatted text preview: Plates move Ocean crust subducts after about 200million years, it gets dense and sinks. Continental crust never subducts, too light to go down. 01/04/2008 08:24:00 01/04/2008 08:24:00...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 101 taught by Professor June during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 16 - Plates move Ocean crust subducts after about...

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