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PREFERRED TERM
spreading
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A process whereby new oceanic crust is formed by upwelling of magma at the center of mid-ocean ridges and by a moving-away of the new material from the site of upwelling at rates of one to ten centimeters per year.

DESCRIPTION
  • A process whereby new oceanic crust is formed by upwelling of magma at the center of mid-ocean ridges and by a moving-away of the new material from the site of upwelling at rates of one to ten centimeters per year.

IDENTIFIER
  • spreading

TITLE
  • spreading

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/spreading
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Process