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The great rift valley was formedin part by:
A)shifting tectonic plates
B)erosion by massive glaciers
C)wind erosion
D)human engineering

my choice is a

  • world geography check -

    A is correct. I refers to an active tectonic area that extends from East Africa across the Red Sea to Syria.

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    The great rift is caused by spreading apart of the surface which is subsequently further deepened by the forces of erosion. So A is your answer.

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