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This is the most common kind of motion at subduction zones. This motion happens where dense oceanic plates collide and slide beneath continental plates.
A good example of this type of motion is the San Andreas Fault which runs through California. one of the plates moves forward and the other one moves backwards this is what happen in a transform plate
: This is the most common kind of motion along the mid-ocean ridges. This is a system of undersea mountain ranges that extends beneath the world's oceans. plates move away from each other
The Earth's Crust is like the skin of an apple. It is very thin in comparison to the other three layers. The crust is only about 3-5 miles (8 kilometers) thick under the oceans(oceanic crust) and about 25 miles (32 kilometers) thick under the continents (continental crust
The mantle is composed of very hot, dense rock. This layer of rock even flows like asphalt under a heavy weight. This flow is due to great temperature differences from the bottom to the top of the mantle. The movement of the mantle is the reason that the plates of the Earth move
The outer core is so hot that the metals in it are all in the liquid state.

The inner core of the Earth has temperatures and pressures so great that the metals are squeezed together and are not able to move about like a liquid,
black smokers
Made of iron and sulfur, black color and are hoter, more in the sea
white smokers
made of calcium,white color, colder and less in the sea
liqhtzone Adaptations
counter shading and size
twilight Adaptations
larger eyes and flexible bodyes
midnight Adaptations
bioluminescence and jelly bodys
the synthesis of organic compounds within an organism, with chemical reactions providing the energy source
the synthesis of complex organic materials, esp. carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide, water, and inorganic salts, using sunlight as the source of energy and with the aid of chlorophyll and associated pigments.