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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 11th, 2018, 1:32 pm
by Pettywap
Who wrote “History of Ocean Basins” in 1962?
Harry Hess
correct! your turn

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 11th, 2018, 2:03 pm
by Tailsfan101
1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 11th, 2018, 2:21 pm
by pb5754[]
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

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 11th, 2018, 3:56 pm
by Tailsfan101
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
Looks good to me! Your turn.

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:12 pm
by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:35 pm
by Pettywap
Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?
Strike-slip fault

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:39 pm
by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Ok..

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

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:44 pm
by Pettywap
What is the spreading rate of the Mid-Ocean Ridge in cm (roughly)?

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:45 pm
by pb5754[]
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

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Posted: April 22nd, 2018, 2:46 pm
by Pettywap
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
Rip yeah I mistyped and you're correct