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Plate Tectonics

  • Definition: Geological shifting of position by rocky plates of the earth's crust relative to underlying layers. This theory explains the changing positions of continents through geological time, Formation of mountain ranges, and patterns in the formation of volcanic-island archipelagoes.

    Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

  • Listed under: Zoology, Atmospheric Sciences

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