Plate Tectonics

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When two oceanic plates collide an ocean trench and what other land form are produced?
Island Arc
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What is the name of the super continent named by Alfred Wegener?
Pangea
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What is the name of the process where the effect of seismic waves is increased due to soft sediment?
Amplification
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What is the name of the lava that is fast flowing and has a low viscosity?
Basaltic
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What is the alternative name for a divergent plate margin?
Constructive
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There are two types of acidic lava, rhyolitic and?
Andesitic
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Other than earthquakes what is another piece of evidence is there for a conservative plate margin?
Lateral offset
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On what type of boundary do rift valleys form?
Divergent/ Constructive
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Major fold mountains are formed on what plate boundary?
Convergent/Destructive
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what type of lave is produced at convergent plate margins?
Acidic Lava
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