EVPP 111 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Terrestrial Planet, Nonconformist, Continental Crust

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Method for determining the age of an object based on the ratio of the amount of a particular radioactive isotope relative to the amount of its decay products rock cycle. A group of processes that produce sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rock igneous rock formed through cooling and solidification of magma or lava. 4 billion years old; the rock from of the crust continental crust. Jovian (non-terrestrial planet) giant planets; gas giants - jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune state the age of the universe. 13. 75 billion years state the age of the earth. Molten heavy metal core, few moons, and topological features such as valleys, volcanoes, and craters. Make up our inner solar system, first four planets list some characteristics of the non-terrestrial planets. Composed of hydrogen and helium with traces of methane, ammonia, water, and gases in their atmospheres, and they"re very large.

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