A2 Tectonics: Destructive Plate Boundaries

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  • Created on: 22-04-13 20:10
What is the direction of plate movement at destructive plate boundaries?
Convergent - 2 plates are moving together
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When would the plates NOT subduct?
Continental v Continental
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What are the characteristics of volcanic eruptions at destructive plate boundaries?
Explosive and not very frequent
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Which volcano would you NOT find at destructive plate boundaries?
Shield volcano
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Which lava type would you NOT find at a destructive plate boundary?
Basaltic lava
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What is the 'benioff zone'?
The friction zone created as plates subduct
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Why are there no volcanoes on collision boundaries?
The lithosphere is thickened by the collision
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When would the plates NOT subduct?

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Continental v Continental

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What are the characteristics of volcanic eruptions at destructive plate boundaries?

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Which volcano would you NOT find at destructive plate boundaries?

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Which lava type would you NOT find at a destructive plate boundary?

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