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  • Plate Tectonics
    The rocks that form the mantle layer are melted down by the heat generated by the Earth's core, moving the plates found at the surface of the Earth. The cause, then, of materials rising and sinking...

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    Sial refers to the earth’s crusts upper layer, it is made up of rocks abundant in silicate and aluminium based minerals. The word Sial itself is an amalgam of the first two letters of aluminium...

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  • Plate Tectonics
    The processes of the earth that cause earthquakes are fairly simple to understand and might be compared to a puzzle. The earth is made up of four layers, beginning at the utmost interior with the...

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  • Plate Tectonics
    Plate boundaries are the ways in which the Earth's crustal plates interact with each other. This is large-scale movement of the enormous solid plates resting on liquid rock. As these plates move,...

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  • Plate Tectonics
    The Earth's Tectonic Plates are in constant movement, since they are not solidly attached to each other, and since they are floating on the molten rock underneath. This means that the plates are...

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  • Plate Tectonics
    A subduction zone is an area where one tectonic plate is moving towards another and becoming pushed underneath, causing the subducting plate to be recycled into the Earth's liquid mantle. This is...

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