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plate tectonics

the study of the movement of the large crustal plates that form the surface of the earth on the continental land masses and beneath the seas. see CONTINENTAL DRIFT.
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2000): Tuffs, tectonism and glacially related sea-level changes, Carboniferous-Permian, Southern Namibia.
As best we can tell, plate tectonism was not the dominant method of heat loss early in the planet's history.
The Blackstone series: evidence for Precambrian Avalonian and Permian Alleghanian tectonism in southeastern New England.
2] participates in a long, slow, geologic-recycling program involving the atmosphere, the oceans (where it dissolves and precipitates out), plate tectonism (which carries the C[O.
The low fault angle also requires displacement of the basin strata of 2-3 km westward, assuming mainly post-depositional tectonism.
Water affects plate tectonism, volcanism, and the evolution of landscapes.
Venus and Earth, however, have been nearly completely resurfaced by geologic events - Venus by extensive volcanism and Earth by plate tectonism, weathering, and erosion by water.
The concept that tectonism had caused relative sea level change during Recent and historic times had only just been proposed by Lyell in his Principles of Geology (1830-1833).
Crucial to the answer is whether plate tectonism operates on Venus.
The impact of climate change, tectonism and basin hydrology on the formation of Carboniferous tropical intermontane mires: the Springhill Coalfield, Cumberland Basin, Nova Scotia.