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No. The earth is not getting larger and wider when plates drift away from each other. As they move, they will encounter other plates and end up diving beneath them. If there is a production of a new seafloor in the mid-ocean ridge, there is also a destruction of an old seafloor at subduction zones. Places where plates collide are called subduction zones. One plate runs over the other, forcing it down into the earth's mantle again.
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