At a __________ plate boundary new crust is created as two or more plates pull away from each other.
A convergent boundary where an oceanic plate is pushed beneath a continental plate forming a trench. The oceanic crust melts resulting in the formation of volcanoes.
What boundary occurs when two tectonic plates collide into each other?
What can result when oceanic crust melts? It also spews out lava
What can divergent plates create?
When a divergent boundary occurs on land a __________, or separation, will arise and over time, that mass of land will break between them.
What is the first outer layer of Earth?
What type of rock makes up continental crust?
What type of rock makes up oceanic crust?
Molten rock inside the Earth?
Divergent boundaries can cause shallow __________.
When oceanic plates collide with continental plates a __________ will form between the two plates.
What is the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle called?
A __________ is a deep vertical fracture that extends down through the lithosphere.
The San Andreas Fault in California is a __________ plate boundary.
What do you call the process of hot rock rising, cooling, and then sinking?
What is the lower mantle of Earth called?
What is the upper mantle of Earth called?
Which type of crust is denser, oceanic or continental?
The plates in the Earth that are moving in the planet.

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