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Unformatted text preview: theory? The pattern of earthquake activity corresponds to plate boundaries. Wave velocities are related to plate motion. Seismic studies have determined the boundary between the mantle and the core. Seismic waves power continental drift. Earthquakes are regarded as the energy source for tectonic plate motion. A converging plate margin bisects the Mediterranean Sea. What will be the probable outcome of this situation? The Mediterranean will shrink. A mid-ocean ridge will soon begin to emerge within this area. The water body will grow longer as a result of shear transform faulting. The water body will grow wider. A rift valley will appear in the middle of the Mediterranean. Check Answers Choose a different chapter....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course PHYSICAL S 100 taught by Professor Allred during the Spring '10 term at BYU.
- Spring '10