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Unformatted text preview: Mantle convection Europe + north America, spreading zone in between Plate tectonics theory that states that the earths lithosphere is divided into plates, most of which are in constant motion Divergent plate boundaries: plates move apart from one another Convergent plate boundaries plates move towards one another and collide Transform fault boundaries plate move sideways past each other Faults and earthquakes-san Andres fault rock cycle recycles scarce minerals and elements the constant formation and destruction of rock slowest of all earth cycles...
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- Fall '11