Plate Tectonics

ACCRETION
ASTHENOSPHERE
BASALT
BOUNDARY
CONTINENTAL
CONVECTION
CONVERGENT
CORE
CRUST
DENSITY
DIVEREGENT
ISLANDARC
LITHOSPHERE
MANTLE
MIDOCEANRIDGE
OCEANIC
PALEOMAGNETISM
PANGEA
PLATE
PLATETECTONICS
RIFTVALLEY
RIFTZONE
STRAOVOLCANO
SUBDUCTION
SUPERCONTINENT
SUTUREZONE
THERRMAL
TRANSFORMBOUNDARY
TRANSFORMFAULT
TRENCHES

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Answer Key for Plate Tectonics

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Word X Y Direction
ACCRETION  191s
ASTHENOSPHERE  1717w
BASALT  1711n
BOUNDARY  1212se
CONTINENTAL  1113nw
CONVECTION  1820w
CONVERGENT  213ne
CORE  912se
CRUST  72w
DENSITY  215ne
DIVEREGENT  1616w
ISLANDARC  152w
LITHOSPHERE  201s
MANTLE  113se
MIDOCEANRIDGE  217n
OCEANIC  93se
PALEOMAGNETISM  154sw
PANGEA  915nw
PLATE  165sw
PLATETECTONICS  156sw
RIFTVALLEY  1216nw
RIFTZONE  103sw
STRAOVOLCANO  318e
SUBDUCTION  1614nw
SUPERCONTINENT  73se
SUTUREZONE  113n
THERRMAL  138se
TRANSFORMBOUNDARY  1111se
TRANSFORMFAULT  33e
TRENCHES  1110se