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Seafloor spreading at mid-ocean ridges is a mechanism that produces new oceanic crust. This process also allows adjacent tectonic plates to __________. Please select the best answer choice to fill in the blank.


move away from each other

  • What is the process of seafloor spreading? A: Seafloor spreading is the process of the formation of new oceanic crust at mid-ocean ridges.
  • What happens to the tectonic plates during seafloor spreading? A: During seafloor spreading, adjacent tectonic plates move away from each other.