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Earth Science Review. Explain how similar fossils have been found on both South America and Africa. Explain how similar fossils have been found on both South America and Africa. Both South America and Africa were once part of the same continent. Draw a profile of this topo map:.

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Explain how similar fossils have been found on both south america and africa1
Explain how similar fossils have been found on both South America and Africa.

  • Both South America and Africa were once part of the same continent.



Draw a profile of this topo map1
Draw a profile of this topo map: America and Africa.

Valley

Steeper

Lower elevation



Describe the way the theory of plate tectonics explains how the plates will look in the future1
Describe the way the Theory of Plate Tectonics explains HOW the plates will look in the future

  • The Atlantic Ocean will continue to widen, as the Pacific Ocean continues to shrink.


Is this a topo map of a volcano why or why not
Is this a topo map of a volcano? the plates will look in the futureWhy or Why not?


Is this a topo map of a volcano why or why not1
Is this a topo map of a volcano? the plates will look in the futureWhy or Why not?

depression

No, there are no hachures at the top.


Where how do volcanoes form
Where (how) do volcanoes form? the plates will look in the future


Where how do volcanoes form1
Where (how) do volcanoes form? the plates will look in the future

  • At the boundary where tectonic plates converge (meet) and subduct.

trench

volcano


Where are the youngest rocks found
Where are the youngest rocks found? the plates will look in the future


Where are the youngest rocks found1
Where are the youngest rocks found? the plates will look in the future

  • Mid Ocean Ridge



What happens to the age of the rocks as you move away from the mid ocean ridge1
What happens to the age of the rocks as you move away from the mid ocean ridge?

  • Rocks get older, proving that new sea floor is forming at the ridge.

youngest

oldest

older

oldest

older



At what point is the hill the steepest1
At what point is the hill the steepest? the mid ocean ridge?

Point B where the contour lines are the closest.



Describe the formation of a tren c h
Describe the formation of a tren the mid ocean ridge?ch

  • Oceanic – continental OR

  • Oceanic – oceanic

    convergence with subduction


What is the most significant mid ocean ridge where is it located be specific
What is the most significant mid-ocean ridge? the mid ocean ridge?Where is it located? Be specific.


Name the most significant mid ocean ridge where is it located be specific
Name the most significant mid-ocean ridge. the mid ocean ridge?Where is it located? Be specific.

  • Mid Atlantic Ridge; along the boundary of the South American and African plates and North American and Eurasian Plates.



Describe the formation of a mid ocean ridge1
Describe the formation of a mid-ocean ridge. the mid ocean ridge?

  • Divergence of oceanic-oceanic plates

  • Remember : Valley then Rift then Ridge


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