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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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Earth science review

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.


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 map

Draw a profile of this topo map:


Draw a profile of this topo map1

Draw a profile of this topo map:

Valley

Steeper

Lower elevation


Describe the way the theory of plate tectonics explains how the plates will look in the future

Describe the way the Theory of Plate Tectonics explains HOW the plates will look in the future


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? Why or Why not?


Is this a topo map of a volcano why or why not1

Is this a topo map of a volcano? Why or Why not?

depression

No, there are no hachures at the top.


Where how do volcanoes form

Where (how) do volcanoes form?


Where how do volcanoes form1

Where (how) do volcanoes form?

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

trench

volcano


Where are the youngest rocks found

Where are the youngest rocks found?


Where are the youngest rocks found1

Where are the youngest rocks found?

  • Mid Ocean Ridge


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

What happens to the age of the rocks as you move away from the 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 steepest

At what point is the hill the steepest?


At what point is the hill the steepest1

At what point is the hill the steepest?

Point B where the contour lines are the closest.


Describe the formation of a trench

Describe the formation of a trench


Describe the formation of a tren c h

Describe the formation of a trench

  • 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?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.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 ridge

Describe the formation of a mid-ocean ridge.


Describe the formation of a mid ocean ridge1

Describe the formation of a mid-ocean ridge.

  • Divergence of oceanic-oceanic plates

  • Remember : Valley then Rift then Ridge


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