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science: the restless earth
help to study for eveything from tectonic plates to earthquakes.
Terms in this set (15)
What is a boundary in which between plates slide past each other horizontally?
What is ablock of lithosphere that consist of crust and the ridgid outermost part of the mantle?
What is the super-continent that was formed 300million years ago and started to break apart 245 million years ago?
What is the boundary in which the tectonic plates pull apart from each other?
a break in one body of rock a 1 block moves relative to another
stress that occurs when forces act to strech an object
water beneath the surface
smallest building block
the stress that occurs when forces and in parallel but opposite diection pushing parts of a solid in opposite directions.
a substance that cannot be seperated
a solid whos ions or monecules are arranged in a regular, repeating, pattern
the color of a mineral in POWDERED FORM
a low ridge of sand or narrow island that lies parrallel to shore
the boundary between plates that are colliding
the way a surface reflects light
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