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Plate tectonics

 
 
Reply Tue 20 Mar, 2012 04:36 pm
what process within earth's asthenosphere is responsible for plate motions?
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Reply Tue 20 Mar, 2012 04:38 pm
@erikabxoxo,

Convection, probably.
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cicerone imposter
 
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Reply Tue 20 Mar, 2012 04:48 pm
@erikabxoxo,
Here's your answer. http://www.geologynet.com/tectonics1.htm
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Reply Tue 20 Mar, 2012 04:53 pm
@cicerone imposter,

So I was right? I rock! Wink
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Reply Tue 20 Mar, 2012 04:57 pm
@erikabxoxo,
These articles on the USGS website will help you with your homework:

http://www.nature.nps.gov/GEOLOGY/usgsnps/pltec/pltec1.html


Here's the online version of the award winning article called "The Dynamic Earth - the story of plate tectonics."

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html


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