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Plates ex2

  1. 1. Name: _____________________________________ Period: _____ Date: ________________Unit 5: Dynamic Earth Plate Tectonics Exercise 2 How far will your plate move?The United Kingdom is on the Eurasian Plate, which moves at around 3 cm per year. This is about as fastas your fingernails grow!Question 1: Which direction is the Eurasian Plate moving?Question 2:a. If the plate is moving at 3 cm per year, how far will it have moved in the next 100 (one hundred) years?b. The next 1,000 (one thousand) years?c. The next 1,000,000 (one million) years? The next 1,000,000,000 (one billion) years?

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