Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics - Example of a convergent plate...

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Plate Tectonics 18/01/2008 14:00:00 Continental drift Plate Tectonics What happens at Plate Boundaries? o Divergant plate boundaries Plates move Away from one another Ex. The mid-atlantic ridge  Ocean plates o Convergent plate boundaries One tectonic plate sinks (subducts) beneath another Also called subduction zones Ocean plate diving below a Continental plate
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Unformatted text preview: Example of a convergent plate boundarydeep ocean right after Coast (Western Coast of South Americanext to Andes some of the worlds highest mountains) o Transform Plate Boundaries Plates grinding against one another (going opposite directions Ex: San Andreas fault system 18/01/2008 14:00:00 18/01/2008 14:00:00...
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