Tectonic Plates

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Conservative Plates
Slide PARALLEL, make earthquakes, oceanic & continental or same
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Constructive Plates
Move apart (DIVERGING), create land and volcanoes, have to be the same (oceanic or continental)
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Destructive Plates
Crash together (CONVERGING), create volcanoes, continental pushes oceanic downwards into mantle
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Collision Plates
Crash together, form mountains (e.g. Himalayan), both continental
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Convection currents
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Card 2

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Move apart (DIVERGING), create land and volcanoes, have to be the same (oceanic or continental)

Back

Constructive Plates

Card 3

Front

Crash together (CONVERGING), create volcanoes, continental pushes oceanic downwards into mantle

Back

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Card 4

Front

Crash together, form mountains (e.g. Himalayan), both continental

Back

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Card 5

Front

Convection currents

Back

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