the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.
Lithosphere
solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth
Magma
plates collide
Convergent boundary
move past each other
Transform boundary
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this
Lava
plates move move apart
Divergent Boundary
Flip tectonic plates
Plate tectonics
a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have been erupted from the earth's crust.
Volcano
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
Earthquake
. a small area or region with a relatively hot temperature in comparison to its surroundings.
Hot spot
border closely on; encroach upon
Trench
the biggest crash scene on Earth
Subducton zone
the relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies the ocean basins.
Oceanic crust
the relatively thick part of the earth's crust that forms the large landmasses.
Continental crust
A mid-ocean ridge or mid-oceanic ridge is an underwater mountain range, formed by plate tectonics.
Mid-ocean ridge
A rift valley is a linear-shaped lowland between several highlands or mountain ranges created by the action of a geologic rift or fault.
Rift Valley
the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of the earth's crust into the mantle beneath another plate
Subduction
3rd layer of earths crust
Mantle
densest layer
inner core
least densest layer
Crust

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