Sea-Floor Spreading

Science / Geology / Sea-Floor Spreading: The mechanism by which new sea floor crust is created at ridges in divergence zones and adjacent plates are moved apart to make room. This process may continue at 0.5 to 10 centimeters/year through many geologic periods.

Sea-Floor Spreading

Science / Geology / Sea-Floor Spreading: The mechanism by which new sea floor crust is created at ridges in divergence zones and adjacent plates are moved apart to make room. This process may continue at 0.5 to 10 centimeters/year through ma MORE

Spreading Rate

Life Style / Painting / Spreading Rate: The area to which paint can be spread; usually expressed as square feet per gallon. MORE

Continental Drift

Science / Marine Biology / Continental Drift: Horizontal movement of continents located in plates moving via sea-floor spreading MORE

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