the make up of a rock
composition
1.the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's surface through geological time
continental drift
the transform of thermal energy by the circuation or movement of liquid or gas
convection
the boundary between two colliding tectonic plates
convergent boundary
the central spherical part of the earth below the mantle
core
the thin outmost layer of the earth or the uppermost part of the lithosphere
crust
the amount of matter in a given space mass per unit volume
density
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other
divergent boundary
a shaking of trembling of a portion of the earth
earthquake
a break in the Earth crust along which blocks of the crust slides relative to one another due to tectonic plates
fault
magma that flows onto the Earth's surface
lava
the outermost; rigid layer of the Earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the mantle
Lithosphere
the hot liquid that forms when rock partially or completely melts
magma
the layer of Earth between the crust and the core
mantle
the theory that Earth's' lithosphere is divided into tectonic plates that move around on top of the asthenosphere and mantle
Plate Tectonics
the region where an oceanic plate sinks down into the asthenosphere at a convergent boundary, usually between continental and oceanic plates
subduction
the boundary between two tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally
transform boundary
an act, process, or result of lifting up a part of the Earth's surface
uplift
a mountain that forms when molten rock, called magma, is forced to Earth's surface
volcano

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