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The process in which the Earth became physically and chemically layered when denser materials sink to the middle.
-Continental shelves fit together like puzzle pieces
-Glacial ages and other climate
-Matching rocks and mountains
-Distributions of organisms
Evidence for Continental Drift
Created by suspension settling of fine sediments.
Heat that goes into a change of state (overcoming hydrogen bonds), not change of temperature.
The _____ direct the rays from the sun the more energy is ____________.
Converging surface water, downward movement of water.
Equal to half of the wavelength (measured from will water level); longer wavelength = deeper wave base
Tidal range greatest at _____________ and ____________.
Include ancient cliffs and marine terraces with stranded beach deposits.
Small pre-production pellets, spilled into oceans and washed onto beaches.
- Changes in solar enrgy
- Atmospheric trace gases
- Volcanic eruptions
Causes of Climate Change
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