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What is a tectonic plate?
It is a piece of the crust that is in continuous movement due to movement of the magma.
What is a fault?
It is a breaking of the crust due to pressure of the plates.
What is a fold?
A bend in layer of rock due to pressure of the plates.
What is a volcano?
It is a crack in the Earth´s crust where magma and gases are expelled
What is a earthquake ?
It is a violent movements of the tectonic plates that fracture the Earth´s crust
Explain teh Theory of continental drift
Theory that states that the plates are in continuous movement across the Earth´s surface.