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Kieran Podbury
St Benedicts Catholic School

Plate boundary Picture of the plate Description/features Example
Divergent This type of plate boundary occurs when two plates are moving The divergence of the Eurasian and
away from each other as shown in the diagram. This causes a the North American plate…

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Kieran Podbury
St Benedicts Catholic School

lava and volcanic debris pile up on the ocean floor until a
submarine volcano rises above sea level to form an island volcano.
Such volcanoes are typically strung out in chains called island arcs.
Transform Transform boundaries are places where plates slide sideways…




Really clear grid overview of different types on plate boundary, including pictures

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