Restless Earth - Plate Boundaries

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  • Created on: 07-04-14 13:41

Collision Plate Boundary

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


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Conservative Plat Boundary

(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NYlGjK7RvrA/UQUWfa6zDFI/AAAAAAAAANg/c21638vWims/s640/conservative+margin.jpeg)The 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

(http://www.geographypods.com/uploads/7/6/2/2/7622863/764875756_orig.jpeg)Destructive 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

(http://www.frankswebspace.org.uk/ScienceAndMaths/physics/physicsGCSE/bytesize%20images/techPlateBoundaries1.gif)Is 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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