Types of Plate Margin: Destructive

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  • Created on: 24-01-15 14:28

Destructive Margins:


  • Occur when two plates are moving towards eachother.
  • what happens depends on the type of plates:


Oceanic - Continental:

  1. The more dense Oceanic crust if forced under the less dense Continental
  2. Fold Mountains are formed - They are made up of sediments folded upwards along the edge of the Continental crust
  3. The Oceanic crust is heated by Friction and the upper mantle, which creates Magma
  4. The magma is…


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