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Q: An area where the earth's crust would be expected to be thin would be
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User: An area where the earth's crust would be expected to be thin would be

Weegy: Is this a multiple choice question?
cdfan76|Points 1064|

User: An area where the earth's crust would be expected to be thin would be _____. under the Pacific Ocean in the Rocky Mountains under the Mississippi River in the plains region of the Midwestern U.S.

Weegy: under the Pacific Ocean
OxTornado007|Points 5778|

User: Carl is on an expedition to the bottom of the ocean. As the submersible sets down on the ocean floor, it is resting on what layer of the earth?

Weegy: B. Lithosphere
saltee|Points 246|

User: The hottest layer of the earth is the

Weegy: The hottest layer of the earth is the outer core. The outer core of Earth is a scorching hot, electrically conductive liquid in which convection takes place. The outer core of Earth is a scorching hot, electrically conductive liquid in which convection takes place.



User: The hottest layer of the earth is the _____. lower mantle crust asthenosphere inner core

Weegy: inner core
TYHIF|Points 37|

User: The ability of solid rock to flow is called

User: inner core layer immediately outside the inner core; composed of liquid iron and sulfur 2. outer core outermost layer of the two mantle layers; includes the asthenosphere and lower lithosphere 3. lower mantle innermost layer of the two mantle layers; composed of rock and cooler than the core 4. upper mantle innermost region of the earth; composed of solid iron 5. crust the outermost layer that forms the surface of the earth

Weegy: The outer core is liquid and is made out of iron, nickel, and minor sulfur. Earth's Layers clccharter.org/brandon2/Layers/Webpage.html
Gibbarsly|Points 20|

User: Wegener named the supercontinent Pangaea, which means _____.

Weegy: 'All land' to my estimation. Breaking down the word in Greek, 'Pan' meaning 'all' and 'gae' could be an archaic root word for 'geo' meaning 'geology'?land. 'All lands'.
ANGEEELICA|Points 7867|

User: The scientist who proposed the idea of continental drift was _____.

User: The Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States appear to be a part of the same mountain range that continues in _____.

User: The first evidence supporting the theory of continental drift was

User: Glossopteris is an ancient, extinct species of

Weegy: It is a plant. Glossopteris (Greek glossa (???ssa), meaning "tongue", because the leaves were tongue-shaped) is the largest and best-known genus of the extinct order of seed ferns known as Glossopteridales (
kingdom22|Points 791|

User: The best example of how neighboring continents seem to fit together like jigsaw puzzle pieces is _____. Africa and Australia Antarctica and Australia Africa and South America South America and Antarctica

Weegy: Africa and South America. Good luck!
tcapone|Points 957|

User: The discovery of tropical plant and animal fossils in Antarctica support the idea that at one time this continent supported a _____ climate.

User: The process by which lithospheric plates move apart creating spaces that are filled with hot magma is called _____.

Weegy: seafloor spreading
IfNotSo|Points 7291|

User: Mantle convection is a circulation of the heat emitted by the earth's _____.

User: The person who suggested that the continents were once a supercontinent, called Pangaea, but slowly drifted apart was

Weegy: does it have to be in a certain part of the world? I mean like in asia or something? I'm doing the research now, won't be long, ok?
seashell321|Points 960|

User: The process of heat transfer thought to be responsible for the movement of the lithospheric plates on the surface of the earth is

Weegy: This process is called subduction.
nothinganon|Points 774|

User: The plate tectonic theory can best be described as _____.

Weegy: The outermost part of the Earth's interior is made up of two layers: the lithosphere and the asthenosphere. Above is the lithosphere, consisting of the crust and the rigid uppermost part of the mantle. [ Below the lithosphere lies the asthenosphere. Although solid, the asthenosphere has relatively low viscosity and shear strength and can flow like a liquid on geological time scales. The deeper mantle below the asthenosphere is more rigid again due to the higher pressure. The lithosphere is broken up into what are called tectonic plates. In the case of Earth, there are eight major and many minor plates (see list below). The lithospheric plates ride on the asthenosphere. These plates move in relation to one another at one of three types of plate boundaries: convergent, or collisional boundaries; divergent boundaries, also called spreading centers; and transform boundaries. Earthquakes, volcanic activity, mountain-building, and oceanic trench formation occur along plate boundaries. The lateral movement of the plates is typically at speeds of 50?100 mm annually. ]
tegler|Points 15|

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 an idea that the continents used to resemble a supercontinent, Pangaea, but have now drifted apart

Weegy: a)earth's natural process by which its lithospheric plates slowly move about because of movement in the asthenosphere
pathwise|Points 1257|

User: The layer of the earth where mantle convection occurs and on which the earth's crust rests is the _____.

User: The layer of the earth that forms the earth's plates is the

Weegy: The layer of the Earth which makes up the plates is called the lithosphere.
jeifunk|Points 7249|

User: A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates _____.

Weegy: Plate tectonics is a scientific theory that describes the large-scale motions of Earth's lithosphere. The theory builds on the concepts of continental drift, developed during the first decades of the 20th century. [ It was accepted by the geoscientific community after the concepts of seafloor spreading were developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ]
Fanboy|Points 2521|

User: The area where one plate sinks into the asthenosphere underneath another plate is known as

Weegy: Ring of Fire
MoStWaNteD|Points 2641|

User: A transform boundary occurs where two tectonic plates _____. collide into one another move apart from one another grind along each other sit motionless against each other Question #2TextMultipleChoice Score: The area where one plate sinks into the asthenosphere underneath another plate is known as a subduction zonea convection zonea transform boundaryan earthquake boundary. Question #3TextMultipleChoice Score: The type of tectonic plate boundary that occurs when two plates are colliding into each other is known as a convergent boundarytransform boundarydivergent boundarysubduction zone. Question #4MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following convergent boundaries would most likely create a non-volcanic mountain range? continental/oceaniccontinental/continentaloceanic/oceanic Question #5MultipleChoice Score: The Mid-Atlantic Ocean Ridge is an example of a _____. convergent boundarysubduction zonedivergent boundarytransform boundary Question #6MultipleChoice Score: When two oceanic plates collide, it creates a _____. hot spotsubduction zonedivergent boundarytransform boundary Question #7TextMultipleChoice Score: The type of plate boundary that causes tremors and earthquakes in California is a transform boundarya divergent boundaryan earthquake boundarya convergent boundary. © 2008, 2009, 2011 Glynlyon, Inc.

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