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New seafloor rock is continually being formed at mid-ocean ridges and old seafloor rock is continually remived at ocean treanches. if the rock on the continents is continually formed but nit removed , how would the age of the oldest rocks on the continents compare the age of the oldest rocks on the seafloor? ​

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  • Réponse publiée par: JUMAIRAHtheOTAKU

    The age of continental rocks are far more older compared to the age of oceanic rock since oceanic rock are destroyed in the mantle as they undergo subduction process whereas continental rocks will not be destroyed.

    Continental rocks will not undergo a process known as subduction in the convergent boundary since continental plate have a lesser density compared to oceanic plate. On the other hand, oceanic plate (rocks) will undergo subduction process in the convergent boundary since they have more density and they will be destroyed as they are plunges towards the mantle.

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  • Réponse publiée par: hajuyanadoy

    About 180 million years


    What is the age of the oldest rocks in the Atlantic Ocean?​
  • Réponse publiée par: enrica11

    geologist

    Explanation:

    geology is the study of earth.

    geologist is the scientist who studies Earth's components.

  • Réponse publiée par: reyquicoy4321

    The age of the oldest rock in the Atlantic Ocean are about 180 Million years old..

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