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CH 10:SEC 3 THE CHANGING CONTINENTS
the process by which earths crust breaks apart
ALL OF CONTINENTS THAT EXIST TODAY CONTAIN LARGE AREAS OF STABLE ROCK
ROCKS WITHING THE CRATONS THAT HAVE BEEN EXPOSED AT EARTH'S SURFACE
A PIECE OF LITHOSPHERE THAT HAS A UNIQUE GEOLOGIC HISTORY THAT DIFFERS FROM THE HISTORIES OF SUROUNDING LITHOSPHERE
THE PROCESS IN WHICH A TERRANE BECOMES PART OF A CONTINENT
SMALL CORAL ISLANDS
THE PROCESS IN WHICH CONTINENTS FORM AND BREAK APART OVER TIME
THE SUPERCONTINENT THAT FORMED 300 MILLION YEARS AGO
the single large ocean that covered earth's surface during the time the supercontinent pangaea existed
a hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into North America and Europe and Asia
a hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into India and Australia and Africa and South America and Antarctica