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science 10/9/16

Across
A break in a body of rock along which one block slides relative to another.
Stress that occurs when force acts to squeeze an object.
The bending of rock layers due to stress.
The theory that explains how large pieces of earths outer most layer called tectonic plates move and change shape.
The process of which new oceanic lithosphere forms as magma rises toward the surface and solidifies.
The soft part of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move.
The center of the earth below the mantle.
A tectonic boundary where 2 plates are moving away from each other and new crust is forming because the magma comes up.
A tectonic boundary where 2 plates are moving toward each other.
The layer of rock between the earths crust and core.
Down
The rising of regions of the earths crust to higher elevations.
A block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the ridge the outermost part of the mantle.
The solid outer layer of the earth that contains the crust and the upper ridge of the mantle.
One land mass that was at the bottom of the crust.
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed one land mass then broke up into there own present locations.
The stronger lower part of the mantle between the asthenosphere and the outer core.
The sinking of regions of the earth to lower elevatoin.
Where 2 plates slide past each other happens at continental vs. oceanic plates.
The thin and outermost layer of the earth above the mantle.
Stress that occurs when force acts to stretch an object.