Lecture note for Geol 106

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Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Course
GEOL 106
Professor
Prof.
Semester
Winter

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GEOL 106 Jan 17 2012Model of Mantle and Plate MovementMajor tectonic plate Fig 24 Each plate carries a continent ocean basinUnifying theory Table 21 Convergent plate boundary plates converge producing subduction zone mountains volcanoes earthquakesFig 28Collision of 2 plates oceanic collide with continental 2 oceanic 2 continentalCreation of a subduction zone one plate with higher density subducted results in creation of a mountain and volcanoes of the otherNeither one of them subducted shortening and thickening of uplift which creates a mountain Divergent plate boundary plates diverge at mid ocean ridgesPlates involved OceanicDynamics spreading The two plates move away from one another and molten rock rises to fill the gapResults midoceanic ridge forms and new maherial is added to each plate
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