Tectonic Hazards

What are the three different types plate margins?
1. Constructive 2. Destructive 3. Conservative
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What happens at a constructive plate margin?
The plates move away from each other in opposite directions.
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What happens at a destructive plate margin?
An oceanic plate is forced under a continental plate.
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What happens at a conservative plate margin?
The two plates slide past each other.
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What is an example of a constructive plate margin?
North American and Eurasian Plate
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What is an example of a destructive plate margin?
Pacific Plate and the Eurasian Plate
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What is an example of a conservative plate boundary?
North American and the Pacific Plate
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What plates are volcanoes formed on?
Constructive and destructive
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What plates are earthquakes formed on?
Destructive and constructive
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What happens at a constructive plate margin?

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The plates move away from each other in opposite directions.

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What happens at a destructive plate margin?

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What happens at a conservative plate margin?

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What is an example of a constructive plate margin?

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