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destructive plate margin
Where an oceanic plate meets a continental plate, the oceanic plate is forced to the mantle
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Constructive Plate Margin
Where two plates are moving away from each other.
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Conservative plate margin
Where two plates are moving sideways past each other or moving at the same direction, but at different speeds.
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How are fold mountains formed
When tectonic plates collide, the sedimentary rocks build and are forced upwards. This happens on a continental and oceanic plate.
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Composite Volcano
Ash and lava which turned into layers. Thick lava and steep slope.
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Shield volcano
Only Lava which flows quickly over a wide area. forming a low, flat volcano.
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Dome Volcano
Only lava. Lava is thick and falls slowly, forming a steep sides volcano
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Characteristics of a supervolcano
Flat, cover a large area and Have a caldera (crater at the top)
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Card 2

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Where two plates are moving away from each other.

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Constructive Plate Margin

Card 3

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Where two plates are moving sideways past each other or moving at the same direction, but at different speeds.

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Card 4

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When tectonic plates collide, the sedimentary rocks build and are forced upwards. This happens on a continental and oceanic plate.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Ash and lava which turned into layers. Thick lava and steep slope.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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