KONG HAKON WEDDELL AND COATS LAD AST ANTARCTICA BELLINGSHAUSEN LAND SEA LSWORTM LAND AMD WEST ANTARCTICA . AMUNDSENTA MARE SEA SiCL ROSS SEA SCoREV ADELE AND
A McKinley (6,194 m)t A Elbrus (4,810 m) A Everest (8,848 m) (4,884 m) KosciuszkO A Kilimanjaro A (5,895 m) Puncak Jaya A AconcaguaA (6,961 m) (2,228 m) Vinson (4,892 m)
At trench Ocean floor destroyed - melted in mantle Oceanic crust heavier than continental crust *Ocean floor act like conveyor belt Ocean floor - cyclic process 300 ml years Mid-oceanic ridge Trench Ocean Subduction Continental ithosphere Oceanic lithosphere Cold Convection cell pwelling Hot Outer core Mantle Inner core
In which one of the following oceans the Diamantina Trench is located? a) Pacific Ocean b) Atlantic Ocean c) Indian Ocean d) Arctic Ocean Pacifle Ocean MARIANA TRENCH NORTH MARIANA ISLANDS DEEPEST , POINT PHILIPPINES AUSTRALIA
INDI OCEAN Google Maps AUSTRALIA DIAMANTINA TRENCH Perth 1,460 MILES
Palaeo-Magentism *Magnetism of rocks along MOR Magnetometer -Magnetic parallel stripes- normal and reverse magnetic profile * 1St Carlsberg ridge - Indian ocean Mid-oceanic ridge Oceanic crust Mantle
Molten lava get polarity geomagnetic field of that period-Solidify Ocean floor-magnetic tape Magma A. Period of normal magnetism Magma B. Period of reverse magnetismm Magma C. Period of normal magnetism
Convection cells = force behind drifting of continents Ridge Push Lithosphere Mantle Convection Cell Convection Cell Outer core Inner core
Rifting makes oceans widen Continental plate 20mm/year Rising material
PaleoMagnetism is the study of the record of the Earth's magnetic field in rocks, sediment, or archeological materials. Certain minerals in rocks lock-in a record of the direction and intensity of the magnetic field when they form. O This record provides information on the past behavior of Earth's magnetic field and the past location of tectonic plates.
Oceanic ridges are underwater mountain ranges that contain a rift down their center where magma seeps up, forming new oceanic crust. The rocks formed from this underwater volcanic activity were mainly basalt, which is an iron-rich, volcanic rock that makes up most of the ocean floor. Basalt contains magnetic minerals and as the rock is solidifying, these minerals align themselves in the direction of the magnetic field. This basically locks in a record of which way the magnetic field was positioned at the time that part of the ocean floor was created. Scientists took a look at the ocean floor going out away from oceanic ridges, they found magnetic stripes that were flipped so that one stripe would be normal polarity and the next reversed. Reason: these oceanic ridges were actually boundaries with tectonic plates pulling apart. This movement of the plates allowed the magma to rise up and harden into new rock. As the new rock was formed near the ridge, older rock, which formed millions of years ago when the magnetic field was reversed, got pushed farther away, resulting in this magnetic striping.
Divergent Plate Boundary Ascending limb of convection current - can be below Ocean or Continent. PlatePlate If Below ocean -> formation of MOR If Below continent ->rift valley, nascent sea
Divergent Plate Boundary Continental crust Oceanic crust - MOR Divo Cont Rilting A Upwarping New rock added to eachside of the mid-ocean ridge Continental Crust Mogma B. Rift valley ormed C. inear Sea Mid ocean Ridge Molten material Oceanic crust Oceanic Crust
Phases of Divergent continental crust Rift valley Basalt oruptions Continental- crust Mantle Rift valley Seawat River Fault -.. .. blocks Continental shelf Rift valley Sea level
Mediterranean Sea EGYPT SUDAN SOUTH SUDAN ETHIOPIA UGANDA Lake Victoria INDIAN OCEAN
IRAQ IRAN Prelims 2000 Which one of the following lakes form an international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda? a) Chad b) Malawi c) Victoria d) Zambezi Cairo LIBYA | EGYPT SAUDI A RA BIA CHAD SUDA/N ERITREA YEMEN Khartoum Grand Addis Ababa SOUTHMillennium Dam SUDAN) c. A. RN ETHIOPIA. UGANDA KENYA RWANDA BURUNDI INDIAN OCEAN 1,000 km ak Victoria TANZANIA
Ocean-Ocean Convergence Oceanic-Oceanic Boundary crust 100 km 200 km O-O convergence : Heavier Oceanic plate will subduct under the lighter one and will melt. Melted basaltic rocks transforms into Andesitic(which is lighter than mantel elements(olivine) and crustal elements(basalt)) and so it will move upwards and will accumulate and form island chains(Volcanic Island Arcs)-> Andesitic Volcanism
made of Continental volcanic arc Oceanic Crust Basalt. Trench Continental Crust Granite. Oceanic crust O So Oceanic crust is heavier and so it subducts under Continental Crust. And then it melts and then conversion of these Basalt rocks into Andesite and then it comes out via a explosive volcanoes. A volcanic mountain Chain will be formed on the Margin of that continental crust. ducting oceanic lit Continental lithosphere anic lithosphere t Metting Asthenosphere
O F Chait n Peru-Chile Trench and subduction Zone Pampas Andes Mountains (folded up) Aleutian trench Kurile trench e- Japan trench Izu Bonin trench South Atlantic Ocean-B Ryukyy trench Pacific Puerto Rico trench A Pacific Ocean Philippine emch Marianes trench Ocean widk America Nazca PlateBatholiths Batholths South American Plate form in interior Bougainville trench -Equaton trench Java (Sunda trench Peru-Chile trench Tonga trench Calbuco Volcano Convection Currents Drive the plates TOGETHER Mantle Why are the world's fold mountain systems located along the margins of continents? Bring out the association between global distribution of fold -mountains and earthquakes and volcanoes (10) Mains2014
C-C convergence Continental-Continental Boundary Diverging limbs on Convection Cell C-C conversion. Both are Continental plates so no one will subduct. Continental plates ka subduction nahi hota Contnental O If there is intense collision bcz of the 100 ln descending limb of the convection cell then One plate will climb over other plate but the plate jo niche hai wo kabhi subduct nahi hogi. Ab jab subduct nahi hogi toh melt nahi hogi and so NO Volcanism No Volcanic activity when C-C convergence. Oceanio plae 200 Volcanic mountain ranges of Continents On the margin O Sediments, soils, rocks whatever there in Non volcanic ranges like Himalaya on the b/w of Continents. on the convergence boundary, will be crushed and will rise and will form fold mountains. Eg. Himalayan mountains, Alps.
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Fault-block mountains Block mountains Due to forces within interior of the earth graben horst.Uplifted part horst .Depressed part- Grabben Horst->block mountains . Grabben > rift valley HORST AND GRABEN
Mediserr ranean Sea Tibesti a Nubiarn Niger Guit of Hi Congo Co n itoriaIndian Ocean of Lake Tanganyik A t la nti Lake Malaw Plateau O c e a n Kalahari
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Basaltic eruption Andesitic eruption JOccur at mid-oceanic Volcanic arcs, volcanic mountains ridge and hot spot volcanism Basalt highly fluid- mobile JAndesite - less fluid less mobile Solidifies at short distance- intense pressure develop inside explosive Spread across easily Quite eruption
Intrusive Landforms *Intrusion of Magma in sedimentary rocks Sills (Horizontal) * Dyke (Vertical) Laccolith-magma which could not come out &Lopolith - saucer-shaped Phacolith-shape like waves Batholith-intrusive granitic rock
Difference between geyser and HotSpring geyser *Geyser - Groundwater heated by hot spring shallow magma source *Hot spring - g/w heated by either magma source or heated rocks Geyser chamber in interior + pressure>comes out like fountain steam groundwater porou roc superheated water *Hot-spring - quite porous rock eat magma
Geyser Hot spring Found anywhere u Geysers are rare O Hot water dissolved with They gets different colors silica accumulated on surface - gives different colours from heat-loving bacteria, like cyanobacteria Medicinal values J USA, Yellowstone park Can be helpful in harness geo-thermal energy
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