The plate boundaries

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What happens at the destructive plate boundary?
A destructive plate boundary happens where an oceanic and continental plate move towards each other. The heavier, more dense oceanic plate is forced under the continental plate. As it sinks below the continental plate the oceanic plate melts due to f
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Where are the plate boundaries?
Destructive plate margins occur where an oceanic and continental plate move towards each other. Examples below include the Pacific Plate and Eurasian Plate and the Nazca Plate and the South American Plate.
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What happens at the collison plate boundary?
Collision zones form when two continental plates collide. Neither plate is forced under the other, and so both are forced up and form fold mountains.
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What happens at the constructive plate boundary?
Volcanoes are formed as magma wells up to fill the gap, and eventually new crust is formed.
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What happens at the conservative plate boundary?
plates slide past each other in opposite directions, or in the same direction but at different speeds.
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Where are the plate boundaries?

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Destructive plate margins occur where an oceanic and continental plate move towards each other. Examples below include the Pacific Plate and Eurasian Plate and the Nazca Plate and the South American Plate.

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What happens at the collison plate boundary?

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What happens at the constructive plate boundary?

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What happens at the conservative plate boundary?

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