Restless Earth - Plate Boundaries

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  • Created on: 07-04-14 13:41

Collision Plate Boundary


Two plates of equal force move upwards. This creates moutain range because of the force.

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Conservative Plat Boundary

( plates are niether being created or destryed just rubbing alongside each other. This can cause Earthquakes. An example is in North America , the San Andreas Falut.

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Destructive Plate Boundary

( plate boundaries are when volcanoes are created by two plates moving towards each other and sliding over one another. The heavier plate is pushed under the lighter cntinental plates.

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Constructive Plate Boundary

( creating new land through magma erupting through the gap creating new land. This is because the plates are moving awa from each other. Iceland is an example of this formation.

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