6th Science - Ch. 4 "Earth's Dynamic Surface"
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partially melted portion of the mantle below the
circulation within fluids caused by differences in density and thermal energy
Where two plates move toward each other
where two plates move away from each other
crust and the uppermost part of the mantle
theory that states that Earth's surface is broken into
large, rigid pieces that move with respect to each other
process that occurs when one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate
where two plates slide past each other
vibration caused by the rupture and sudden movement of rocks along a break or crack in
crack or fracture in Earth's crust along which movement occurs
magma that erupts onto Earth's surface
molten rock stored beneath Earth's surface
amount of energy released during an earthquake,
which determines the size of the earthquake
long, narrow mountain formed by magma at divergent boundaries
vent in Earth's crust through which molten rock flows
process that changes the composition of rocks
triangular deposit of sediment that forms where a stream enters a large body of water
laying down or settling of eroded material
moving of weathered material, or sediment, from one location to another
large mass of ice, formed by snow accumulation on land, that moves slowly across Earth's surface
downhill movement of a large mass of rocks or soil due to gravity
process of breaking down rock without
changing the composition of the rock
series of actions or operations that lead to an end result
material formed from rocks broken down by weathering
mechanical and chemical processes that change
Earth's surface over time
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