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3 the hypothesis that the continents slowly move across earth's surface
4 a plate boundary where two plates move away from each other
5 a type of fault in which rocks on either side move past each other sideways with little up or downward motion
6 the process by which molten material adds new oceanic crust to the ocean floor
7 a plate boundary where two plates move past each other in the opposite direction
8 an undersea mountain chin where new ocean floor is produced ;divergent plate boundary under the sea
9 stress that squeezes until it folds or breaks
12 a deep valley along the ocean floor beneath which oceanic crust slowly sinks toward the mantle
17 the name of the single landmass that began to break apart 200 years ago and gave rise to todays continents
18 a deep valley that forms where two plates move apart
1 a break in earth's crust along which rocks move
2 the preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past
3 a pate boundary where two plates move toward each other
10 stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle
11 stress that pushes masses of rock in the opposite direction;in a sideways movement
13 the theory that pieces of earth's of earth's lithosphere are in constant motion,driven by convention currents in the mantle
14 a type of fault where the hanging wall slides downward;caused by tension in the crust
15 a type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward;caused by by compression
16 the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a deep-ocean trench and back into the mantle at a convergent plate boundary
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