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Unformatted text preview: trench and arc of volcanoes or trench and volcanic mountain range. The older colder denser plate gets pulled under. Continental collision: one continental plate collides with another, producing mountain range. An example would be Himalayan Mountains. All sizes of earthquakes but dont go as deep as ocean ones. They are a mountain range without volcanoes.- All sizes of earthquakes including largest ever recorded. Earthquakes range from shallow to very deep. Oceanic crust is denser than continental crust. Example is Aleutian Islands and trench. Transform Fault Boundary Plates slip past one another: movement in the horizontal plane on vertical fault Short features on mid-ocean ridges of transform fault boundarys Long continental transform (strike-slip) faults such as San Andreas Shallow earthquakes of all sizes No volcanoes...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course GEOL 116 taught by Professor Kruger during the Spring '09 term at Binghamton University.
- Spring '09