Plate Tectonics Cont'd
Plate Tectonics Cont'd Geology 120
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Date Created: 02/04/16
Plate Tectonics Cont39d Thursday January 28 2016 945 AM Rules of Plate Tectonics Plate boundaries either connect to other plate boundaries or go all around the earth Plate motions are generally consistent and should be considered rotations around an axis As plates deteriorate new crust is being made at equal rates Transform boundaries link the different types of boundary so they are only active where the other boundary types are moving Everything is always in motion and are all moving relative to a fixed hotspot reference frame when you describe plate motions it39s crucial to make note of which frame of reference is being used Convergent boundary overriding plat has teeth Divergent is two parallel lines Transform have harrows
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