Restless Earth - 1.4

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  • Created on: 19-06-13 19:39

Conservative boundaries

As plates slide past each other the friction can cause an extremely destructive Earthquake (this is because they are close to the surface [shallow]) Collision zones are a type of destructive boundary where a mountain range can be formed, as the two plates collide to form a mountain range. Earthquakes then occur in faults (crack in the crust) at the collision zone.

Constructive boundaries

The earthquakes here are small and do…


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