What makes up the Lithosphere (crust and the......
Helps explain continental drift in thie theory of plate tectonics
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's surface through geological time.
form when one tectonic plate slides beneath another one plate at a subduction
the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of the earth's crust into the mantle beneath another plate.
one where the two plates slide against each other in a sideways motion
The continents fit almost like a puzzle
When two objects move away from each other.
In many locations the hot molten magma from deep within the Earth rises up through the crust to reach the surface.
a fault that moves laterally, or side to side.
molten rock under the Earth's crust
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.
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this
the innermost part of the earth
Heat energy is transferred from hot places to cooler places
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock
Earth's outer layer is made up of large, moving pieces called........
Earth scientists
a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
ring of fire

Preview of Crossword

Make this Crossword your own

Add, edit, delete clues, and customize this crossword. Print copies for an entire class. All in 5 minutes.

Icon crossword    Create my Crossword now    

Your customized Crossword will be in your hands in five minutes.

Related Puzzles

Tectonic Plates

21 terms
Created on Feb 10, 2016

plate tectonics

20 terms
Created on Feb 13, 2016

Tectonic Plates

20 terms
Created on Feb 16, 2016

Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics

21 terms
Created on Feb 19, 2016

Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes

28 terms
Created on Feb 24, 2016

Oceanography crossword puzzle

19 terms
Created on Mar 7, 2016

Plate Tectonics

20 terms
Created on Mar 25, 2016

Volcanos and Earthquakes

30 terms
Created on Jul 8, 2016

Drifting Continentals

31 terms
Created on Aug 22, 2016

Plate Tectonics

20 terms
Created on Nov 2, 2016

Earthquake and Volcano Crossword Puzzle

25 terms
Created on Nov 12, 2016

Plate Techtonics

16 terms
Created on Nov 17, 2016

Lithosphere Vocabulary

31 terms
Created on Nov 27, 2016

Chapter 22 Vocab

32 terms
Created on Dec 8, 2016


13 terms
Created on Dec 9, 2016

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

15 terms
Created on Dec 15, 2016

Plate Tectonics

20 terms
Created on Jan 31, 2017

Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzle

20 terms
Created on Feb 5, 2017

tectonic plate boundaries

20 terms
Created on Mar 3, 2017

Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzle

20 terms
Created on Mar 30, 2017