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A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates _____.
A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates grind past each other with only limited convergent or divergent activity.
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User: A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates _____.

Weegy: A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates grind past each other with only limited convergent or divergent activity.
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User: The area where one plate sinks into the asthenosphere underneath another plate is known as

Weegy: A subduction zone. They are frequently associated with earthquakes, mountain ranges and volcanoes.
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User: Which of the following convergent boundaries would most likely create a non-volcanic mountain range?

User: Which of the following convergent boundaries would most likely create a non-volcanic mountain range? continental/oceanic continental/continental oceanic/oceanic

Weegy: continental/oceanic
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User: The Mid-Atlantic Ocean Ridge is an example of a _____. convergent boundary subduction zone divergent boundary transform boundary

Weegy: divergent tectonic plate
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User: plastic portion of the upper mantle of the earth

User: The Mid-Atlantic Oceanic Ridge is an example of a _____ boundary.

Weegy: divergent tectonic plate
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User: _____ is a place where the crust of the lithosphere has fractured.

Weegy: That would be the Asthenosphere.
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User: _____ is a place where the crust of the lithosphere has fractured. A. A fault B. A subduction zone C. An oceanic trench D. A river

Weegy: A fault, A subduction zone, An oceanic trench are samples were the crust of the lithosphere has fractured.
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User: During mantle convection, heat from the earth's core causes material in the mantle to expand and move upward. When it reaches the top, it _____.

Weegy: It eventually will break through causing magma to overflow. This over an extensive period of time will create a volcano.
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User: During mantle convection, heat from the earth's core causes material in the mantle to expand and move upward. When it reaches the top, it _____. cools, moves to the side, and sinks, making a circular pattern is released into the atmosphere cools and sinks, making a vertical pattern gets hotter at the surface from the Sun's rays

Weegy: A.cools, moves to the side, and sinks, making a circular pattern.
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User: A well-known transform boundary found in California is the _____. San Francisco fault San Andreas fault San Diego fault San Jose fault

Weegy: The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that runs a length of roughly 800 miles (1,300 km) through California in the United States. The fault's motion is right-lateral strike-slip (horizontal motion). [ It forms the tectonic boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate. ]
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User: Which layer of Earth is like the shell of an egg?

User: Earthquakes are especially associated with _____ boundaries. divergent convergent transform fault

Weegy: C. Transform boundaries. Earthquakes are especially associated with transform boundaries.
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User: Select all that apply. What evidence suggests the continents were once all together but then drifted apart? Mountain ranges in North America match up with those along the European coastline. Similar fossils of plants and animals are found on widely separated continents. Remains of tropical plants found in Antarctica. Matching jig-saw puzzle coastlines, particularly with the west coast of Africa and east coast of South America.

Weegy: particularly with the west coast of Africa and east coast of South America.
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User: Select all that apply. What evidence suggests the continents were once all together but then drifted apart? A. Mountain ranges in North America match up with those along the European coastline. B. Similar fossils of plants and animals are found on widely separated continents. C. Remains of tropical plants found in Antarctica. D. Matching jig-saw puzzle coastlines, particularly with the west coast of Africa and east coast of South America.

Weegy: Evidence of continents once being together, also known as Pangaea, are explained in all answers listed. (A,B,C, & D)
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User: Volcanoes are usually formed as a result of _____. a convergent boundary, where both plates are continental a divergent boundary, where at least one of the plates is oceanic a transform fault boundary, where both plates are oceanic a convergent boundary, where at least one of the plates is oceanic

Weegy: convergent tectonic plates
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User: This plate boundary creates new land, like the seafloor at the mid-atlantic ridge.

User: convergent

Weegy: Yes, what is your question about convergent?
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User: What is convergent

User: Convergent boundry definiton

Weegy: In plate tectonics, a convergent boundary, also known as a destructive plate boundary (because of subduction), is an actively deforming region where two (or more) tectonic plates or fragments of lithosphere move toward one another and collide. [ As a result of pressure, friction, and plate material melting in the mantle, earthquakes and volcanoes are common near convergent boundaries. When two plates move towards one another, they form either a subduction zone or a continental collision. This depends on the nature of the plates involved. In a subduction zone, the subducting plate, which is normally a plate with oceanic crust, moves beneath the other plate, which can be made of either oceanic or continental crust. During collisions between two continental plates, large mountain ranges, such as the Himalayas are formed. ]
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