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Destructive Margins
It is where two plates move towards each other. The oceanic plate meets the continental plate, oceanic plate is forced down in to the mantle and destroyed. Volanoces and ocean trenches form. Continental plates smash tno crust is destroyed.
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Constructive Margins
Two plates move away from each other. Magma rises from the mantle, filling the gap and creating a new mantle as it cools.
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Conservative Margins
Two plates moving side ways or in the same direction but at different speeds. No crust created or destroyed.
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Continetal crust
A type of crust, that is thicker and less dense.
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Oceanic crust
A type of crust, thinner and more dense.
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Two plates move away from each other. Magma rises from the mantle, filling the gap and creating a new mantle as it cools.

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Constructive Margins

Card 3

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Two plates moving side ways or in the same direction but at different speeds. No crust created or destroyed.

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Card 4

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A type of crust, that is thicker and less dense.

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Card 5

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A type of crust, thinner and more dense.

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