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GEOL 117 - Module 2 Study Guide
UIUC GEOL 117 - Dr. Pettijohn
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A trench and a chain of volcanoes known generally as a volcanic arc are always present where there is __________.
Wegener used which of the following to provide evidence for continental drift?
Shape of continental margins
Which of the following fossils was used as data to help reconstruct Pangea because it was a reptile found in South America and Africa?
Based on the Theory of Plate Tectonics, you would expect to find ________ heat flow at the mid-ocean ridge and ________ heat flow at subduction zones when compared to other parts of the crust.
Of the following statements about sea-floor magnetic anomalies, which is true?
They are oriented parallel to a mid-ocean ridge
To find the largest area of the ocean with the oldest ocean crust, you should go to the ________.
What is a characteristic of continental-continental convergent plate boundaires?
Uplift mountain ranges
What type of plate boundary will result in the formation of a volcanic island chain or arc near a deep-sea trench?
Oceanic-oceanic convergent boundaries
Chain of extinct volcanoes that are progressively older as one travel away from a hotspot are called
Who proposed the theory of plate tectonics?
Alfred Wegener who called it "Continental Drift"
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