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What is a tectonic plate? A theory in geology in which the lithosphere is divided into a small number of plates that independently travel over the mantle Discuss the features and processes associated with ocean-ocean and ocean- continent convergent boundaries. Ocean-ocean: the older, denser plate will go below..when doing so will result in earthquakes Ocean-continent: the dense oceanic crust will go under the continent and into a trench creating earthquakes Describe the earthquake pattern that is observed at ocean-ocean and ocean- continent convergent boundaries. Why do we observe this pattern? Earthquakes at convergent plate boundaries are the result of lithosphere as it goes into the mantle. All 3 types of convergent boundaries produce earthquakes. Discuss the features and processes associated with continent-continent collisions. Continent-continent produces large mountains, magma cannot go through the thick crust so volcanoes cannot produce. The 2 large slabs coming together can
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