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InternalProcesses - gravitational equilibrium of Earth's...

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Subject: Physical Geography Session: Chapter 14 - Internal Processes Plate • asthenosphere - plastic mantle Isostasy isostatic equlibrium • weight of rocks/glaciers/sediments versus adjustment in density of asthenosphere • crust is floating on the denser, deformable mantle below
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Unformatted text preview: gravitational equilibrium of Earth's crust - where material is added, crust will sink Convection movement of mass due to changes in its density caused by gain or loss of heat Written using CourseNotes for the iPad....
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