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Crust/Lithosphere
- 15-25 miles thick
Mantle
- Filled with
magma
`Plates move
due to
convection
currents in Inner Core
the mantle'
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Oceanic Continental
·Denser · Lighter
·Able to `sink' · Cannot sink
(subduct) (subduct)
·Younger · Older
·<200 million · >1500 million
years old years old…read more

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Constructive
· 2 plates moving
apart
· Due to convection
currents in mantle
North · New land is formed
Eurasian · Mainly occurs under
American oceans (sea floor
spreading)
Shield volcano's ­
Surtsey (Iceland)…read more

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Conservative
· Slide past each
other
· Due to
convection
currents in the
mantle
· No land is created
or destroyed
· Pressure builds
Pressure Point
up until one plate
jerks past
San Andreas another
Fault Line…read more

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