Plate Margins

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P Y L X R T F S T I F T W M R V T P L Q O
D E C G G J I N S A X K M Y G E E K O H R
G G V F H E B I E R O X V Y F U A T K I F
D B C R Q R V A M U C M K C J M V E M R R
H C G Q B E K T U R E C V K H K O V R R G
R W G I D H U N L B A O K H K W L I E C T
P T O B C P C U P A N N I O U X C T I L H
K W P V H S D O E I I S G T D A A C X D N
F Q L K R O Q M L A C E D A X W N U A W F
K Q P B F N Y D T D R R T F Q S O R E D V
B I F W X E O L N M I V N N Y F E T F S R
T V X P W H P O A F D A L M I Y S S P I N
M H M M B T E F M K G T C J B G P N V Q G
L P U U I S A M U L E I I J D K B O R Y D
W H G O A A I A E B S V U Y G G M C G B O
T U R R G P P O P I X E X I H A D G U N Y
S U P E R C O N T I N E N T P A N G E A L
J A Y A P F D D X A V K E L U T Q J Y Q I
B A X T O S K M W L I T H O S P H E R E U
B H K E H X L M Y L E G D D D V Q I M X E
S Q E U D M B I N Y P C N N E D F R I D A

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  • An Oceanic Ridge forms along which type of margin (12)
  • Consists of the crust and the rigid upper section of the mantle (11)
  • Have a total length of 60,000km (7, 6)
  • Originates deep within the asthenosphere as molten rock which rises and melts through the lithosperic plate forming a large volcanic mass at a hot spot (6, 6)
  • Semi-molten mass below the lithosphere on which the plates float (13)
  • The San Andreas Fault is an exaple of which margin (12)
  • Theory by Alfred Wegener in 1912 that all the continents used to be joined together 250m years ago (14, 6)
  • What is formed when two continental plates collide (4, 9)
  • Which landforms occur at Subduction zones (9)

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