GEOLOGY

PLATE TECTONICS

Fe-o-tus has two types of plates, oceanic and continental. The crust that covers the entire planet, which includes the highest mountain to the deepest area in the oceans is called the lithosolid. The lithosolid sits upon a liquid magma layer named the asthenoliquid. The hot liquid in the asthenoliquid moves freely under the lithosolid because the temperature found there is extremely hot. The crusty plates float over the asthnoliquid in a geological manner that after millions of years, the movements of the plates create mountain ranges and other geographical features.

CONTINENTAL CRUST

Most of Feotus' surface is oceanic. Thus, 20% of Feotus' crust is continental.  This area of Feotus is much older than the land found in the ocean. This is because the crust was formed from underground volcanic eruptions. Over time, the formation of new land has reached and surpassed sea level.  Near the coast, the crust may only be 1 to 2 miles thick.  However, in other areas such as the mountain ranges, the crust that has developed can be up to 16 miles thick. All of the surfacein Feotus is made up of of volcanic rock called igneous rock.

OCEANIC CRUST

Feotus' oceanic crust covers 80% of the planets land. Furthermore, it is not as developed as the continental crust. As a matter of fact, new crust is produced year after year at the bottom of the oceans.  After long periods of time, the lava that is spewed from the underwater volcanoes create mountains that one day reach the oceans rim. Oceanic crust is not as thick as continental crust. It has only reached a thickness on 6 miles.  For the most part, it averages from between 1 to 2 miles thick.  As like the continental crust, the oceanic crust is composed of igneous rock. 

PLATE SIZES AND MOVEMENT

Feotus is broken into three parts or plates. Out of the three plates, two of them have a single land continent. The biggest plate is the Embro plate.  In addition to being the biggest, it is also the home of the largest continent is Feotus, named Embro. It is about 12,000 miles wide.  The second largest plate on Feotus is the Feotal Plate.  This plate is the home of Feotus' other land continent, Feotal.  Feotal is about 9,000 miles wide.  Due to the volcanic activity on this planet, the continents are frequently enlarging in size.  All the ocean water found on Feotus is part of the same ocean known as Hydroam.

EMBRO PLATE

The Embro plate is the largest of the two continents in Feotus. The continent has a boomerang shape and has a coastline of about 1,266 miles. Like the other plate, the Embro Plate was formed by volcanic action and is extremely mountainous. The dominant feature of the terrain is a series of volcanoes, linked by lava ridges that range from about 3,000 to 7,000 feet in height. The highest of the volcanoes is Emblo, 13,796 feet above sea level: Emblo continues to be active. South of Emblo is Foldon, the most massive mountain on Feotus. Its elevation is 12,550 feet. The Embro Plate current eruption cycle, which began in 1872, is the longest-running in modern history. Earthquake tremors are frequently felt in Feotus, and seismic sea waves from The ocean, Hydroam, cause great damage. This continent has considerable scenic beauty and an equable climate.

FE-O-TAL PLATE

The Feotal Plate is 140 miles long and 126 miles wide. This plate has one circular mountain range. Among the many beaches is a highly fertile land that produces some of the planet's most exotic plants.  The Feotal plate was also formed by volcanic action.  It continues to extend itself by 10 feet a year through the most active volcano, Offibiola.  It stands in the perfect middle of the continent and stands at a tall 9,936 feet. Although seismic waves from the Hydroam Ocean have also caused damage on this continent, they have also helped the fertile land.  The Feotal plate also has considerable scenic beauty with rich plant and animal life. 

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