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6 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface.
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
When magma reaches the surface.
One major volcanic belt is the Ring of Fire, formed by the ma…
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
7 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
liquid magma that reaches the surface
a major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
12 terms
Volcanoes and plate tectonics
Volcano
Hotspot
Arc islands
Subduction
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
A weak spot in the middle of a tectonic plate where magma sur…
a set of volcanic islands formed parallel to trenches... an arc…
One plate going under another plate
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
Hotspot
A weak spot in the middle of a tectonic plate where magma sur…
50 terms
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
20 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Magma
Mantle
What are conditions for magma to form?
Volcanism
Liquid rock that forms in the mantle.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core that is…
1. High temperture to melt rock.... 2. Remove pressure from rock…
Any activity that includes the movement of lava from the mant…
Magma
Liquid rock that forms in the mantle.
Mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core that is…
6 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
liquid magma that reaches the surface
a major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
7 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
13 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Lava flow
A weak spot in the crust where motlen material, or magma, com…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases and water…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface.
Area covered by lava from a volcano's vent.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where motlen material, or magma, com…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases and water…
25 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Sea Floor Spreading
volcano
magma
lava
Sea Floor Spreading a process in which new ocean floor is cre…
a weak spot in the crust where molten material comes to the s…
mixture of rock forming substances, gases, and water
magma that has reached the surface
Sea Floor Spreading
Sea Floor Spreading a process in which new ocean floor is cre…
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where molten material comes to the s…
21 terms
Plate tectonics and volcanoes
Continental drift:
Plate tectonics:
Asthenosphere:
Subduction:
the separating of continents by drifting across the oceans
the theory that the Earth's crust is cracked... into many large…
a layer of 'plastic' semi-solid rock in the lower mantle
when oceanic crust collides with continental crust, and the o…
Continental drift:
the separating of continents by drifting across the oceans
Plate tectonics:
the theory that the Earth's crust is cracked... into many large…
45 terms
Lithosphere, plate tectonics, volcanoes
theory of plate tectonics
convergent boundary
divergent boundary
transform boundary
states that the Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken int…
two tectonic plates move towards each other, destroys crust.…
tectonic plates move apart, creates new crust. volcanoes, oce…
two tectonic plates slide horizontally, deforms or fractures…
theory of plate tectonics
states that the Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken int…
convergent boundary
two tectonic plates move towards each other, destroys crust.…
10 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
liquid magma that reaches the surface
a major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
the molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
10 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes
mantle
asthenosphere
lithosphere
magnetic field
thickest layer of the earth, located between the crust and ou…
partially melted layer of the mantle that is under the lithos…
outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper ma…
area of charged particles that create a magnetic force, produ…
mantle
thickest layer of the earth, located between the crust and ou…
asthenosphere
partially melted layer of the mantle that is under the lithos…
108 terms
Plate tectonics and Volcanoes
cinders
conduit
crater
crust
charred bits of rock; ashes
a pipe, tube, or the like, for conveying magma (3)
a bowl-shaped depression
the solid outer layer of earth
cinders
charred bits of rock; ashes
conduit
a pipe, tube, or the like, for conveying magma (3)
56 terms
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Volcanoes
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Fossil
Mid-Ocean Ridge
A hypothesis that the continents were once joined together an…
The super-continent that once contained all of the landmasses…
The preserved remains or traces of organisms that lived in th…
Long, underwater mountain chains-divergent boundary
Continental Drift
A hypothesis that the continents were once joined together an…
Pangaea
The super-continent that once contained all of the landmasses…
29 terms
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
47 terms
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
20 terms
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Pangaea
seafloor spreading
convection current
asthenosphere
all continents might once have been connected in a large land…
hot magma forced upward at mid-ocean ridges produces this
the cycle of heating, rising, cooling, and sinking air
plastic-like layer of Earth's surface
Pangaea
all continents might once have been connected in a large land…
seafloor spreading
hot magma forced upward at mid-ocean ridges produces this
Volcanoes and plate tectonics 2016
Volcano
Hotspot
Arc islands
Subduction
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
A weak spot in the middle of a tectonic plate where magma sur…
a set of volcanic islands formed parallel to trenches... an arc…
One plate going under another plate
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
Hotspot
A weak spot in the middle of a tectonic plate where magma sur…
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
17 terms
Earthquakes, Plate Tectonics, and Volcanoes
earthquakes
fault
seismic waves
epicenter
caused by friction in a fault line, and can cause destruction
a break in rock
wave of energy that travels through the earth
where the earthquake started and the earthquake is the strong…
earthquakes
caused by friction in a fault line, and can cause destruction
fault
a break in rock
15 terms
1 Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
What is a volcano?
A molten mixture of rock-forming subst…
When magma reaches the surface, it is…
What is the Ring of Fire?
A volcano is a weak spot in the crust where molten material,…
Magma
Lava
A volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes that rim the Pac…
What is a volcano?
A volcano is a weak spot in the crust where molten material,…
A molten mixture of rock-forming subst…
Magma
22 terms
Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes and Earthquakes
geologic activity
Continental crust
Oceanic crust
Moho
Most of this occurs along the edges of the Earth's plates.
Thicker and less dense than oceanic crust. Made mostly of gra…
Thinner and more dense than continental crust. Made mostly of…
Region of the Earth that has drastic changes in properties.
geologic activity
Most of this occurs along the edges of the Earth's plates.
Continental crust
Thicker and less dense than oceanic crust. Made mostly of gra…
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Magma
Mantle
What are conditions for magma to form?
Volcanism
Liquid rock that forms in the mantle.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core that is…
1. High temperture to melt rock.... 2. Remove pressure from rock…
Any activity that includes the movement of lava from the mant…
Magma
Liquid rock that forms in the mantle.
Mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core that is…
46 terms
Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The plastic region of the mantle just below the lithosphere,…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core, Is loc…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
P waves
S waves
surface waves
seismologist
They are the primary waves, they travel the fastest and they…
secondary body waves that shake like a jump rope and are slow…
A type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves re…
A scientist who studies earthquakes
P waves
They are the primary waves, they travel the fastest and they…
S waves
secondary body waves that shake like a jump rope and are slow…
Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Collisional boundary
Convergent boundary
Crust
Divergent boundary
a type of convergent boundary where two plates bearing contin…
a boundary between plates that are moving toward each other.
the rocky outer layer of Earth.
a boundary between plates that are moving away from each other.
Collisional boundary
a type of convergent boundary where two plates bearing contin…
Convergent boundary
a boundary between plates that are moving toward each other.
13 terms
6.1 Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
weak spot in the crust where magma comes to the surface
molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases and water fr…
magma that has reached the surface of the earth
major volcanic belt made up of many volcanoes that rim the Pa…
volcano
weak spot in the crust where magma comes to the surface
magma
molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases and water fr…
13 terms
plate tectonics and volcanoes
plates
solid
magma
crust
earth's lithosphere is made up of huge pieces of solid rock c…
the center part of Earth is made up of 2 parts: the molten ou…
the melted rock that rises up through the crack where plates…
the outer layer of the earth is called_____
plates
earth's lithosphere is made up of huge pieces of solid rock c…
solid
the center part of Earth is made up of 2 parts: the molten ou…
55 terms
Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
solid rock
mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material, or…
a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
magma that has reached the surface
after magma and lava cool, they form ___
volcano
mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material, or…
magma
a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
9 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Valcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
A mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material,…
Molten mixture of rock-forming substances,gases,and water fro…
Magma that reaches the surface
one major belt of valcanoes
Valcano
A mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material,…
Magma
Molten mixture of rock-forming substances,gases,and water fro…
15 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
a mountain that forms in Earth´s crust when molten material,…
a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
magma that reaches the surface
one major belt of volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean
volcano
a mountain that forms in Earth´s crust when molten material,…
magma
a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
16 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Origin of Magma depends on:
decompression melting
What source of heat is sufficient to m…
divergent boundary volcanism
heat,pressure, and water content.
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Friction generates heat as huge slabs of lithosphere slide pa…
This is a type of volcano that occurs along a divergent bound…
Origin of Magma depends on:
heat,pressure, and water content.
decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also, the rock formed…
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes
Theory Of Plate Tectonics
How Earthquakes Occur
How Plate Movements effect Earth's Cli…
Transform
Earth's crust is separated into tectonic plates that move aro…
Two plates slide against each other with lots of tension, the…
Animals and plants are in places where it is or was too hot o…
Earthquakes, plates grind against each other
Theory Of Plate Tectonics
Earth's crust is separated into tectonic plates that move aro…
How Earthquakes Occur
Two plates slide against each other with lots of tension, the…
5 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Add crust, form volcanic mountains
It provides a path for the magma to tr…
Volcano
Ring of Fire
How do volcanoes change Earth's surface?
Why do so many of Earth's volcanoes occur along plate boundar…
Located in the crust, a weak spot in the crust where magma ha…
Many volcanoes that form when an ocean plate subducts under a…
Add crust, form volcanic mountains
How do volcanoes change Earth's surface?
It provides a path for the magma to tr…
Why do so many of Earth's volcanoes occur along plate boundar…
6 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substance, gases, and wate…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substance, gases, and wate…
volcanoes and plate tectonics
volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
is a mountain that forms in earths crust when molten material…
is a molten mixture of rock forming substances and gases and…
when magma reaches the surface it is called lava
is one major belt of volcanoes it includes many volcanoes tha…
volcano
is a mountain that forms in earths crust when molten material…
Magma
is a molten mixture of rock forming substances and gases and…
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes & Volcanoes
tension
subduction zone
strike-slip
inner core
the stress that occurs at divergent boundaries
a location where one plate sinks under another
type of fault associated with a transform boundary
the hottest layer of Earth's interior
tension
the stress that occurs at divergent boundaries
subduction zone
a location where one plate sinks under another
33 terms
Plate Tectonics, EQ, Volcanoes
Plate Tectonics
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Earth's lithosphere is broken into 15 plates that move
Plates collide. One may subduct beneath the other.
Plates move apart. Mid-ocean ridges occur here.
Plates slide past one another
Plate Tectonics
Earth's lithosphere is broken into 15 plates that move
Convergent Boundary
Plates collide. One may subduct beneath the other.
15 terms
Volcanoes and plate tectonics
Volcanoes
Magma
Lava
Ring Of Fire
Mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material , o…
molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water
Magma that reaches Earth's surface
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
Volcanoes
Mountain that forms in Earth's crust when molten material , o…
Magma
molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water
23 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface.
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface.
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Volcanoes and plate Tectonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma in come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also, the rock formed…
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma in come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
6 terms
Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
decompression melting
Ring of FIre
intraplate volcanism
hot spot
melting due to a drop in surrounding pressure that occurs as…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims (around the edges) the Pa…
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
an area in the mantle that is super heated and melts through…
decompression melting
melting due to a drop in surrounding pressure that occurs as…
Ring of FIre
A major belt of volcanoes that rims (around the edges) the Pa…
6 terms
Plate tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes
Plate tectonics
Volcanoes
Earthquakes
Converging
The idea that giant plates are moving slowly across the Earth…
An opening in Earth's crust through which rock, hot gases, la…
A violent shaking of Earth's crust because of a release of bu…
Plates come together
Plate tectonics
The idea that giant plates are moving slowly across the Earth…
Volcanoes
An opening in Earth's crust through which rock, hot gases, la…
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Volcanoes
Proof Wegner didn't have for plate tec…
Proof Wegner had for plate tectonics
Divergent plate boundaries
Ocean-ocean convergent plate boundaries
didn't know what moved plates... didn't know where edges of plat…
Shapes of continents... Identical fossils separated by oceans... Gl…
move apart... rifts, ridges, mostly underwater... fissure volcanoes…
move together... trenches, island arcs... composite volcanoes
Proof Wegner didn't have for plate tec…
didn't know what moved plates... didn't know where edges of plat…
Proof Wegner had for plate tectonics
Shapes of continents... Identical fossils separated by oceans... Gl…
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