Plate tectonic theory

What is another name for a constructive plate boundary?
Divergent
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What type of magma is found at a constructive boundary?
Basaltic
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Where can transform faults be found?
Mid-atlantic ridge
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Which is an alternate name for destructive boundaries?
Convergent
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What happens at an oceanic-continental boundary?
A subduction zone forms
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What plate boundary forms an oceanic trench?
Oceanic-continental destructive
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What plate boundary forms a volcanic arc/island arc?
Oceanic-oceanic destructive
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What magma type is often found at destructive boundaries?
Andesitic
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Where do earthquakes usually occur on a destructive plate boundary?
Benioff zone
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On what boundaries can fold mountains be found?
Oceanic-continental and continental-continental destructive boundaries
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Which is an alternative name for a conservative fault?
Slip-strike fault
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Where are hotspots found?
Intra-plate
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What causes a hotspot?
Lava plume that melts thin sections of crust
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What is a seamount
An extinct submarine volcano
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What is a geyser?
Minor extrusive landform
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What is a major extrusive landform
Volcano
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What is the difference between a sill and a dyke
Direction
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