Earth Structure A. Core, mantle and crust B. Lithosphere C. Asthenosphere D. Isostacy II.

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About how high are the largest earthquake-caused tsunami waves in the open ocean? In December , a pair of closely related natural disasters killed tens of thousands of people. What was the initial cause of the event, not the one that apparently killed most of the people the general name for the type of event? Where, specifically, was that initial event? What was the specific kind of that initial event the variety of the general event noted in part a and the exact nature of it? What secondary event the one that killed most of the people was caused by the initial event noted above the general name for that type of event?


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What direction is the Pacific Plate currently moving, based on the chain of Hawaiian Islands with only the easternmost island active? It is not moving; the chain of islands is not related to the active one. Before people understood plate tectonics, what evidence led some scientists to believe in continental drift? Rocks on the ocean floor are oldest in the center, becoming progressively younger toward each continent. Rocks on the continents can be traced through the ocean floor to the other side.


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