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CE Dynamic Earth
Terms in this set (17)
Molten rock on the surface
Molten rock underground
The thin outer layer of solid rock round the Earth's surface
Plate Boundary where two tectonic plates slide past each other, but where crust is neither formed nor destroyed
Plate boundary where two tectonic move apart from each other and new crust is formed
The centre of the Earth
Plate Boundary where two tectonic plates collide and the denser oceanic plate slides underneath continental plate.
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground
The point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
heat and electricity produced from hot, underground water
A type of rock created by volcanoes or tectonic processes
The semi-solid mass of rock beneath the Earth's surface
A rock that has undergone transformation by heat and/or pressure
The theory explaining how the Earth's crust is able to move
A mountainous vent or fissure in the earth's crust which emits lava and other igneous products
Lava exploded into the air which solidifies as it falls
A sea wave caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions
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