Which of the following occurred as a result of the lateral movement of continental plates ?

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Assuming this involves another form of shifting tectonic plates, the answer would be earthquakes. Another form of the question is asking for continental drift.
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The lithosphere floats on the asthenosphere like glass on clay. When the clay moves, the glass moves. The movement of the lithosphere is seafloor spreading plate tectonics volcanic activity earthquakes

In the tectonic cycle, new but recycled lithosphere rises to the ground at divergent boundaries and can be subducted at convergent boundaries. The tectonic cycle occurs due to earthquakes and volcanic activity and is the name for movement of the tectonic plates.

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Plate movement is caused by what occurring within the mantle

The movement is called convection, where warm material rises, then cools, then sinks back down.


Do tectonic plates carry the continents only?SOME ONE PLEASEEE HELP ASAP

It not only carries the Continents but the ocean floor as well and everything that is a part of that tectonic plate.
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The idea that the earth's crust is made of thick plates which slide around on top of the mantle

That would be the theory of plate tectonics 

The dictionary meaning of the phrase is: a theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and many associated phenomena as resulting from the interaction of rigid lithospheric plates that move slowly over the underlying mantle.

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How did sea floor spreading prove Wegener's theory of continental drift? Please have the answer be a simple one and also at an eighth grade level. Thanks!?


Seafloor spreading occurs at mid-ocean ridges, where new oceanic crust is formed through volcanic activity and then gradually moves away from the ridge. Seafloor spreading helps explain continental drift in the theory of plate tectonics. 

Earlier theories (e.g., by Alfred Wegener) of continental drift were that continents "plowed" through the sea. The idea that the seafloor itself moves (and carries the continents with it) as it expands from a central axis was proposed by Harry Hess from Princeton University in the 1960s. The theory is well-accepted now, and the phenomenon is known to be caused by convection currents in the plastic, very weak upper mantle, or asthenosphere.



Cultural exchange between nations has what as a result of technological advances.

Cultural exchange between nations has increased as a result of technological advances.

What part of the earth's interior drives movements of the plates

The plate-driving force is the slow movement of hot, softened mantle that lies below the rigid plates."

It's the mantle.

Which countries' boundaries changed as a result of World War I or World War II?

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Finland; lost part of its territory on the southeast by the Soviet Union.

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Not providing guarding or fall protection for workers on a 25-foot scaffold. The resulting fall wouod most likely end in death, broken bones, and/or other serious injuries. What violation type dors this describe?

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