Dynamic Planet B/C

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Pettywap » April 11th, 2018, 1:32 pm

Who wrote “History of Ocean Basins” in 1962?
Harry Hess
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Tailsfan101 » April 11th, 2018, 2:03 pm

1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby pb5754[] » April 11th, 2018, 2:21 pm

1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
1. North American Plate and the Pacific Plate.
2. Continental: 25-70 km
Oceanic: 3-5 km

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Tailsfan101 » April 11th, 2018, 3:56 pm

1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
1. North American Plate and the Pacific Plate.
2. Continental: 25-70 km
Oceanic: 3-5 km
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 22nd, 2018, 2:12 pm

Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Pettywap » April 22nd, 2018, 2:35 pm

Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?
Strike-slip fault
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 22nd, 2018, 2:39 pm

Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?
Strike-slip fault
Yep, your turn (dextral strike-slip fault to be precise)

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Pettywap » April 22nd, 2018, 2:44 pm

What is the spreading rate of the Mid-Ocean Ridge in cm (roughly)?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby pb5754[] » April 22nd, 2018, 2:45 pm

What is the spreading rate of the Mid-Ocean Ridge in cm (roughly)?
I am assuming you mean the Mid-Atlantic Ridge... 2.5 cm/year

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Pettywap » April 22nd, 2018, 2:46 pm

What is the spreading rate of the Mid-Ocean Ridge in cm (roughly)?
I am assuming you mean the Mid-Atlantic Ridge... 2.5 cm/year
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