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What explains the age and magnetic patterns of seafloor rocks?

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  • Réponse publiée par: 123gra

    Rocks age away from the mid-ocean ridge is older otherwise younger. Rocks magnetic pattern changes when there is a magnetic reversal.

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    This answer is my own opinion only.

  • Réponse publiée par: abyzwlye

    When scientists studied the magnetic properties of the seafloor, they discovered normal and reversed magnetic stripes with different widths. These magnetic patterns are parallel to the mid-ocean ridges and symmetrical on both sides. This is how scientists determine the age of the seafloor.

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