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The process of heat transfer thought to be responsible for the movement of the lithospheric plates on the surface of the earth is _______ .subduction, an earthquake, convection, OR freezing?
In geology, subduction is the process that takes place at convergent boundaries by which one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate, sinking into the Earth's mantle, as the plates converge.
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User: The process of heat transfer thought to be responsible for the movement of the lithospheric plates on the surface of the earth is _______ .subduction, an earthquake, convection, OR freezing?

Weegy: In geology, subduction is the process that takes place at convergent boundaries by which one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate, sinking into the Earth's mantle, as the plates converge.
Expert answered|tegler|Points 5|

User: Mantle convection is a circulation of the heat emitted by the earth's _____. core, crust, lithosphere, OR atmosphere?

Weegy: lithosphere
Expert answered|tegler|Points 5|

User: The plate tectonic theory can best be described as _____. earth's natural process by which its lithospheric plates slowly move about because of movement in the asthenosphere, a process by which the asthenosphere is heated and creates convection cells, a dynamic process of the earth's interior by which the inner core produces a magnetic field, OR an idea that the continents used to resemble a supercontinent Pangaea, but have now drifted apart?

Weegy: earth's natural process by which its lithospheric plates slowly move about because of movement in the asthenosphere, a process by which the asthenosphere is heated and creates convection cells,
Expert answered|tegler|Points 5|

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