Earth Science Test 3 Study Guide
Earth Science Test 3 Study Guide OEAS 110N
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Date Created: 11/17/15
Earth Science Test 3 Study Guide Tuesday November 17 2015 902 PM 1 The surface layer of the earth is composed of lithospheric plates 2 Know what the lithosphere is 3 Know what drives the movement of lithospheric plates 4 Know the marks a glacier can leave in underlying rocks 5 When material deposited by a glacier turns into a rock it is called what 6 Name the 3 main layers of the earth 7 The characteristic of the lithosphere are strong hard cool 8 How thick is continental lithosphere 9 What two sedimentary structures are characteristics of a desert 10 In Virginia we live on an passive plate margin 11 How old is Earth 12 What primary tool is used to determine the age of a rock 13 Name some of the ways that Alfred Wegener supported his hypothesis of continental driftlist more than 4 14 Why did no one believe him 15 Earthquakes occur on active plate margins 16 How deep is the global ocean at a mid ocean ridge 17 Harry Hess thought that sea oor spreading operates at the mid ocean ridge 18 America and Africa were at one point together 19 How much has America and Africa separated since 57 years ago 20 Plate tectonics explains volcanoes earthquakes and mountain ranges 21 The north American plate consists not only of north America but also a part of the North Atlantic 22 If a magmatic dike cuts through sedimentary rocks the dike is younger 23 How many large tectonic plates exist on earth 24 Geologic processes operate today exactly as they did in the past 25 Lithospheric plates can be continental and oceanic
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