Plate Tectonic Key Words

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  • Created on: 03-06-15 10:30
Divergent (Constructive)
Two plates of oceanic crust moving apart from each other... or... Two plates of continental crust moving apart from each other.
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Convergent (Subduction)
Two plates moving together - by be oceanic and continental or oceanic and oceanic.
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Convergent (Collision)
Two plates moving together... continental and continental
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Conservative
Two plates moving parallel to each other... land neither created nor destroyed
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Card 2

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Two plates moving together - by be oceanic and continental or oceanic and oceanic.

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Convergent (Subduction)

Card 3

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Two plates moving together... continental and continental

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Card 4

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Two plates moving parallel to each other... land neither created nor destroyed

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Card 5

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