earth on the move

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asthenosphere

the plasticlike layer below the lithosphere

continental drift

continents have moved slowly to their current locations

convection current

entire cycle of heating, risisng, cooling, and sinking

lithosphere

two parts combined

pangaea

all land

plate

move on a plasticlike layer of the mantle

plate tectonics

earth's crust and part of the upper mantle are broken into sections

seafloor spreading

The process that creates new sea floor as plates move away from each other at the mid-ocean ridges

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