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This is described as a subduction zone.

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What is the name of the area where the crust goes back down into earth?

subduction zone

What is the name of the zone where the crust goes back down into he earth?


What is the name of the plate where the crust goes back down into the earth?

The mantle

What is the name of the are where the crust goes back down into the earth?

Subduction zone

What is the name of the place where the crust goes back down into the earth?

That would be Subduction.

Why does new crust form but the earth doesn't get larger?

As new oceanic crust is being made in one area older crust is being subducted, (pushed or pulled down), in another area, so Earth stays about the same size.

How far down is the earth's crust?

the earth's crust is 2100 ki. down the earth.

Where earth crust is found?

look down!!

How is convection on the earth's crust formed?

Do you mean under the Earth's crust or above it? If you mean under it: The heat under the Earth's crust rises and falls as it heats and cools. Above the crust, the sun heats the earth, heat rises, cools, falls back down. Hope that helps.

How do long radio signals get back down to earth?

How do THEY get back to earth?!

What ocean floor features are associated with areas where oceanic crust is broken down?

The mid ocean ridge is the area of the ocean floor that is associated with the breaking down of the oceanic crust. This area is known for seafloor spreading.

How far is the mantle away from the crust of the earth?

The mantle is located between the earths core and crust. The mantle is estimated to be about 1,800 miles or 2,896.8 kilometers down from the earths crust.

Where does a volcano happen?

A volcano happens when there is rupture in the crust of the Earth where it reaches down into the mantle.

How was Earth's crust formed?

the earth was a big hot ball made up of many rocks and gases. After millions of years the outer portion of the earth coooled down. We live on this outer layer of the earth called the Crust.

When did the earth have no crust?

Well, All I can said is. When earth is crated its full with magma and lava. That pretty much when earth don't have any crust. But, when the earth cools down, it turn to hard rock, and some of the lava and magma are inside the earth's core

Which layer of the earths layer is the coolest?

The coolest layer is the crust. The crust is on the surface of the earth (where we are). The further you go down the hotter it gets, the inner core that is at the center of the earth is as hot as the surface of the sun!

Which layers of earth have scientits been able to explore?

Only the crust. The temperature and pressure increases as you go further down into the earth.

What is the earths crust look like?

Go outside onto the grassy ground. Then look down. There you go, the earths Crust front row seats. The earths crust is the farthest outer layer of the earth.

Which plate boundary does new crust form?

new crust forms at divergint bounderies where plates move apart magma oozes up and cools down and creates new crust and the old crust moves away and sucks in the earth

List down the matieials obtain from the earth?

the outher part of the earth consitin of the crust and upper the mantle appoximentaly 100km(62mi.)think.

What area of the earth is 200 km down?


How do convection currents affect the crust?

Convection currents inside the Earth happens. The part where the convection currents go up, it brings up materials from the mantle like rocks. This forms new crust. When the convection currents go down, it brings down some older, colder oceanic crust to the mantle, destroying it. In conclusion, the crust is formed and destroyed when convection currents inside the Earth happen.

How hot is the crust?

The crust is the cool part of the Earth. It is the surface we live on. It should be at a comfortable temperature until it reaches down to the mantle, the next layer. That area will be hotter. Then at the center, is the core. That is the hot part of the Earth's interior. It is about 3500° C. Estimates vary from 2000 to 7000, but it is HOT!

What is a place called where old crust is pushed down into a trench called?

The area is called a Subduction Zone.