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means a plate boundary where 2 plates move past each other in opposite directions
means the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a deep ocean trench and back into the mantle at a convergent boundary
means a device that determines the distance of an object under water by recording echoes of sound waves
means vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake
means the process by which molten material adds new oceanic crust to the ocean floor
means the theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant motion driven by convection currents in the mantle
means a section of the lithospere that slowly moves over the asthenosphere carrying pieces of continenal and ocean crust
deep ocean trench
means a deep valley along the ocean floor beneath which oceanic crust slowly sinks toward the mantle
means the movement of a fluid caused by diferences in temperature, that transfer heat from one part of the fluid to another
means the direct transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another substance that it is touching
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