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Chunky Tectonic Plates. Or . . . Earth is really chunked up. The farther oceanic crust is from a mid-ocean ridge the _________ it is. older. The area of the U.S. that has frequent earthquakes is _____________. California or the West Coast or Alaska or Hawaii.

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Chunky tectonic plates

Chunky Tectonic Plates

Or . . . Earth is really chunked up.


The farther oceanic crust is from a mid ocean ridge the it is

The farther oceanic crust is from a mid-ocean ridge the _________ it is.

older


The area of the u s that has frequent earthquakes is

The area of the U.S. that has frequent earthquakes is _____________.

California or the West Coast or Alaska or Hawaii


3 things happen or appear at plate boundaries they are

3 things happen or appear at plate boundaries. They are:

Earthquakes, volcanoes and mountains


Mid ocean ridges are plate boundaries

Mid-ocean ridges are _________ plate boundaries.

Divergent


The aleutian trench is located at a plate boundary

The Aleutian Trench is located at a __________ plate boundary.

Convergent


There are frequent earthquakes on the coast of south america

There are frequent earthquakes on the _______ coast of South America.

West


The driving force behind tectonic plate movement is mantle

The driving force behind tectonic plate movement is mantle ________.

Convection or convection currents


Coal is found in nys because 300 mya ny was near

Coal is found in NYS because 300 mya, NY was near _____________.

The Equator


One piece of evidence for plate tectonics is continents fit together like a

One piece of evidence for plate tectonics is: continents fit together like a _________

Jig-saw puzzle


The canary islands hot spot is in the plate

The Canary Islands hot spot is in the __________ Plate.

African


Why does the oceanic crust sink beneath the continental crust

Why does the oceanic crust sink beneath the continental crust?

More dense


The san andreas fault is between which two tectonic plates

The San Andreas Fault is between which two tectonic plates?

Pacific Plate and North American Plate


The circular arrows in the illustration are called

The circular arrows in the illustration are called __________________.

Convection currents


Which island is the oldest

Which island is the oldest?

Kauai


The triangles on this map may represent

The triangles on this map may represent ______.

A) Earthquakes

B) Mountain Ranges

C) Volcanoes

D) All of the above


Which ny state location has the greatest risk of a major earthquake

Which NY State location has the greatest risk of a major earthquake?

Massena


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