What Drives Plate Motions

What Drives Plate Motions?

October 6, 2020 admin 0

Describe plate–mantle convection and explain two of the primary driving forces of plate motion. Researchers are in general agreement that some type of convection—where hot […]


Domes and Basins

October 2, 2020 admin 0

Domes and Basins Broad uplifting of crystalline basement rock may deform the overlying cover of sedimentary strata and generate large folds. When this upwarping produces […]

Lateral continuity

Principle of Lateral Continuity

October 2, 2020 admin 1

The principle of lateral continuity refers to the fact that sedimentary beds originate as continuous layers that extend in all directions until they eventually grade […]