An area that is hotter than its surroundings that can eventually create volcanoes/islands
hotspot
A crack in the earthes crust where rocks slide past one another
fault
A deep depression of the sea floor caused by subduction
trench
When two oceanic crust separate
magma
Where two continental plastes separate they form a ____ valley.
rift
Underwater mountain ranges where the crust is spreading apart creatin new
oceanic ridges
Theory that the continents drift away from each other
plate tectonic
Long continuous volcanic chain of various mountains
underwater
Plates pushing toward each other
convergent
Plates that move in opposite directions of each other
divergent
Strong tumor that shakes the ground and can be caused by transform plate
earthquake
When two oceanic crust collide and one subducts, it can create
island
Crust that is under the ocean
oceanic crust
A series or chain of mountains that are close together
mountain ranges
Crust that is underneath a continent
continental crust
When two contiental plates collide it forms
mountain
Where two continental plates slide passeach other is
transform
A landform that is made by subduction from oceanic crust
vocano
Supercontinent of all the contients
pangea
When two plates collide and one of them submerges
subduction
Man who proposed the theory that plates drifted away from each other
Alfred Wegener