Tectonic Plates

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Core made of?
Iron + Nickel
1 of 8
Mantle made of?
Semi-molten rock
2 of 8
Depth of crust?
Thin=20km
3 of 8
Characteristics of continental crust?
Thicker = less dense
4 of 8
Characteristics of oceanic crust?
Thinner = more dense
5 of 8
Oceanic plate collides with continental plate?
Destructive margin
6 of 8
Plates separate?
Constructive margin
7 of 8
Plates rub?
Conservative margin
8 of 8

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Mantle made of?

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Semi-molten rock

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Depth of crust?

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Card 4

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Characteristics of continental crust?

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Card 5

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Characteristics of oceanic crust?

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