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Tectonic Plates and Mountains (B chapter 2)
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solid, rocky outer layer of earth
soft layer below lithosphere
heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid (such as water)
plates come apart
sliding past plates
How does temperature change from the surface to deep in the earth?
What force moves the tectonic plates?
What three ways do plates interact?
colliding, moving apart, or sliding past
What are the four ways mountains are formed?
dome (magma under surface) , volcano (magma comes out of surface), fault-block (blocks of rock move up or down a fault), folded (two plates come together and sediment gets squished up)
How does the number of red blood cells change in people living at high altitudes?
body produces more red blood cells to carry oxygen
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