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PS100 Questions from Chapter 26 Comprehension matching An igneous plutonic rock made of the same minerals as basalt, but, because the minerals cooled slowly underground, they are coarse-grained. Metamorphosed shale. It still breaks into thin layers like shale, but the laters ar emuch harder and more durable. A valley bounded by faults or breaks in the crust of the Earth. A mass of water and sediment that flows down off of the continental shelf into the deep ocean. The oldest parts of the continents composed of the roots of very ancient mountains, long since eroded away. The area of the continent where the old rocks of the shield have been covered by relatively flat-lying sedimentary rocks. Underwater volcanoes that are mostly extinct and usually have never been above the surface of the ocean. Mounds of basalt on the deep ocean floor. Regions of the continents where the rocks have been highly deformed by enormous forces. These belts usually lie along the edges of the continents. Family of silicate minterals that are the most abundant minerals in the Earth's crust.
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