Geography

Plate tectonics

__________ crust is denser and thinner
Oceanic
1 of 7
_________ crust is less dense and thicker
Continental
2 of 7
How many main tectonic plates are there?
7
3 of 7
When the plates move away from each other
Constructive plate boundaries
4 of 7
When one plate boundary is forced to go under the other
Destructive plate boundaries
5 of 7
When both plates collide into each other
Collision plate boundaries
6 of 7
When the edges of the plates rub against each other
Conservative
7 of 7

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Card 2

Front

_________ crust is less dense and thicker

Back

Continental

Card 3

Front

How many main tectonic plates are there?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

When the plates move away from each other

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

When one plate boundary is forced to go under the other

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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