SOES: EARTH STRUCTURE

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  • Created on: 18-01-17 14:30
The section of the Earth's structure comprising the crust and upper mantle.
lithosphere
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The section of the core where magnetic field is generated.
outer
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The North magnetic pole is situated at the ........... geographic pole.
North
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The structure of protection created around the Earth by magnetic field lines.
magnetosphere
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Solar winds concentrate charged particles into .............. belts.
Van Allen
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The person who suggested the idea of continental drift.
Wegener
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The angle between magnetic field lines and the surface of the Earth.
inclination
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The angle between the magnetic and geographic poles.
declination
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Magma contains ........ which align to the Earth's magnetic field.
dipoles
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A mechanism for subduction, involving the force of gravity pulling a plate down.
slab pull
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The level of the Earth's structure which moves to restore equilibrium when a load displaces the crust.
asthenosphere
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The land meets the ocean at a ............. margin.
continental
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Magnetic polarity records can be used as evidence for sea floor ................. .
spreading
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The process which can form accretionary prisms.
subduction
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The type of rock formed after metamorphism.
magma
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The section of the core where magnetic field is generated.

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outer

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The North magnetic pole is situated at the ........... geographic pole.

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Card 4

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The structure of protection created around the Earth by magnetic field lines.

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Card 5

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Solar winds concentrate charged particles into .............. belts.

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