Tectonic plates

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Tectonic plates
The earths CRUST is broken down into huge slabs of rock called tectonic plates
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Plates
There are seven main plates and 12 smaller ones.
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Different plates
1)North American plate, 2)Eurasian plate,3)pacific plate,4) Indo australian plate,5)African plate,6)Antartic plate, 6)Nazca plate
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plate movement
move 5cm a year
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Fold mountains
Are formed when two plates coverge
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Card 2

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Plates

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There are seven main plates and 12 smaller ones.

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Different plates

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Card 4

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plate movement

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Card 5

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Fold mountains

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