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Earth’s Surface.
O11
The Earth’s surface is made up of large _________________ of
rock.
These float across the liquid _________________like rafts.
Large scale movements of the Earth’s crust can cause
______________ ranges to form very slowly over millions of
years. These replace older mountain ranges worn down by
_________________ and ________________.
Metamorphic rocks are associated with the Earth’s movements
( _________________activity) which created present day and
ancient mountain belts. The mountains are evidence of the high
__________________ and __________________.
tectonic
pressure
weathering
mountain
KS4/Mod06/Earth Materials.P.J.McCormack.24/10/02
temperature
plates
erosion
mantle
Evidence for Plate Tectonics.
The edges of the land masses (____________) which are separated by
thousands of kilometres of ____________, (i.e. the South Coast of
America and the West coast of Africa).
 have _________ which easily fit together
 have similar patterns of __________ and fossils
 living creatures.
This evidence suggests that they were once part of a
__________ landmass that has split and ____________ apart.
continents
single
moved
shapes
ocean
rocks
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