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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
38 terms
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…
12 terms
volcano plates
constructive plate
destructive plate
conservative plate
collision plate
Where the two plates move apart making new crust
Where the plates move towards each other and the oceanic crus…
Where two plates are moving sideways past each other, or are…
When continental crust meets continental crust and the plates…
constructive plate
Where the two plates move apart making new crust
destructive plate
Where the plates move towards each other and the oceanic crus…
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…
71 terms
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Volcanoes
shearing
footwall
compression
anticline
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault.
Type of stress that produces a reverse fault
A fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
shearing
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
footwall
The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault.
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.…
12 terms
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…
10 terms
Volcanoes and plates
Magma
Lava
Volcanologist
Hot spot
Hot fluid beneath the earths crust.
The red-hot molten rock released is a mixture of magma and ga…
A scientist who studies volcanoes.
Regions of the crust where the mantle below is extremely hot.
Magma
Hot fluid beneath the earths crust.
Lava
The red-hot molten rock released is a mixture of magma and ga…
35 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…
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
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)
22 terms
Plates and volcanoes
Alfred Wagner
Continental drift
Continental shelf
Plate
German meteorologist
A theory that says the continents were all one big one then s…
A reavality shallow part of the ocean
A huge irregularly shaped slab on the earth lithosphere
Alfred Wagner
German meteorologist
Continental drift
A theory that says the continents were all one big one then s…
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…
67 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…
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…
67 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…
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…
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
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…
Volcanoes and plates
How are volcanoes and Earth quakes rel…
What evidence do we have to prove that…
know the layers of the Earth
What creates the magnetic field around…
They both happen along faults , both happen in plate boundary…
Direct-rock samples... Indirect- seismic waves
Inner core, outer core, mantle, an crust
The movement of the outer core
How are volcanoes and Earth quakes rel…
They both happen along faults , both happen in plate boundary…
What evidence do we have to prove that…
Direct-rock samples... Indirect- seismic waves
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…
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…
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…
10 terms
Plates and volcanos
Pangaea
Mid-Atlantic ridge
Eight planets
Plates
Super continent
Mid-Ocean ridge
Our solar system has ________
Earths crust is broken up into _____
Pangaea
Super continent
Mid-Atlantic ridge
Mid-Ocean ridge
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…
56 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…
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…
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…
19 terms
plates and volcanos
whats the relationship between plates
earth quake zones
volcano zones
which fault zone is the one which will…
normal fault- moving away from each other ... reverse fault- mov…
around the plate boundries where ocean plates move
...
new madrid
whats the relationship between plates
normal fault- moving away from each other ... reverse fault- mov…
earth quake zones
around the plate boundries where ocean plates move
12 terms
Plate Tectonics & Plate Boundaries & Volcanoes
Plate Tectonics
Divergent boundary
Convergent boundary
Earthquake
part of the crust divided into the plates that are always mov…
plates move away each other
plates move towards each other
Is a vibration of earth produced by the rapid release of energy
Plate Tectonics
part of the crust divided into the plates that are always mov…
Divergent boundary
plates move away each other
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
34 terms
Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes
Lithosphere
Crust and upper mantle
Convergent
San Andreas fault
What part of Earth is divided into plates?
Layers that make up the lithosphere
Plate boundary where two plate move together
Western North American transform fault boundary
Lithosphere
What part of Earth is divided into plates?
Crust and upper mantle
Layers that make up the lithosphere
6 terms
volcanoes and plate tectonics
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or ven…
hot fluid or semi fluid material below or within the earth's…
hot molten or semi fluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissu…
The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific…
volcano
a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or ven…
magma
hot fluid or semi fluid material below or within the earth's…
33 terms
Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes
crater
earthquake
island arc
convergent boundary
a bowl-shaped area that forms around a volcano's central open…
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
a string of islands formed by the volcanoes along a deep-ocea…
a plate boundary where two plates move toward each other
crater
a bowl-shaped area that forms around a volcano's central open…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Volcanoes and Plate Tetonics
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma comes…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
When magma reaches earth's surface.
One major volcanic belt that rims the Pacific Ocean
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma comes…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
6 terms
5.1 Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
volcano
magma
Ring of Fire
lava
A _____________________________ is a mountain that forms in E…
__________________ is a molten mixture of rock-forming substa…
The ______________________________ is a major belt of volcano…
Magma that reaches Earth's surface is _______________________…
volcano
A _____________________________ is a mountain that forms in E…
magma
__________________ is a molten mixture of rock-forming substa…
Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Volcanoes
surface waves
composite
compression
shear
most destructive seismic wave
type of volcano; occur at convergent boundaries; may have mul…
occurs at convergent boundaries; reverse faults
forces along strike-slip faults
surface waves
most destructive seismic wave
composite
type of volcano; occur at convergent boundaries; may have mul…
19 terms
Plate tectonics and Volcanoes
Solar system
Crust
Mantle
Core
...
...
...
...
Solar system
...
Crust
...
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…
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…
13 terms
volcanoes and plate tectonics
inner core
outer core
mantle
crust
Layer in the center of the Earth that is the hottest and is m…
surrounds the inner core and is made of melted iron and nickel
the thickest layer of the Earth where magma forms
the outer layer of the Earth made of solid rock
inner core
Layer in the center of the Earth that is the hottest and is m…
outer core
surrounds the inner core and is made of melted iron and nickel
33 terms
Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics
Extinct
Dormant
Active
Shield
Volcano which will never erupt again
Volcano which has not erupted in over 200 years
Volcano that is constantly shaking, rumbling, and erupting
Volcano formed by hot, thin, runny magma; quiet eruptions; wa…
Extinct
Volcano which will never erupt again
Dormant
Volcano which has not erupted in over 200 years
27 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; 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…
24 terms
Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes
Plate Tectonics
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Modern theory explaining the structure of the Earth's crust.
A boundary where two plates are moving away from each other.
A boundary where two plates are moving towards each other.
A boundary where two plates are sliding past each other.
Plate Tectonics
Modern theory explaining the structure of the Earth's crust.
Divergent Boundary
A boundary where two plates are moving away from each other.
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