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the dense metallic center of the earth
a plastic or flowing layer within the earths core
the brittle rocky outer layer of the earth
ther outer part of the earths magnetic field
the thick middle layer in the solid part of earth
a specific type of metal
an act of nothing or occurence
the rigid layer of earth that includes the crust and the upper most mantel
mines and wells,earthquake waves
temp of geosphere
temp increases pressure increases
less dense and much thinner than others has no water,granite,brittle,rocky
made of dense,rocks,iron magnisium under water
An idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the earth's crust
Heat transfer in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. b. Fluid motion caused by an external force such as gravity
therory of continental drift
Continental drift is the movement of the Earth's continents relative to each other
a hypthetical super content that included all the land masses of Earth before the triassic.
a German scientist, a geophysicist, and a meteorolotist.
occurs at mid-ocean ridges, where new oceanic crust is form through volcanic activity, and then moves away
a series of mountain ranges on the ocean floor.
a narrow fissure in rock
an opening that allows air, gas, or liquid out or into a confinded space.
theory of plate tectonics
the theory of Earth's outter layer is made up of plates witch have moved through out Earth's history
they push together and cause mountains.
places where plates are coming apart
is where two plates slide against each other in a side ways motion