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Unformatted text preview: geographically part of the north American plate) ii. African rift valley iii. Himalayas 3. Types of plate boundaries a. Spreading centers: where you find new, young rocks i. African rift valley ii. Red sea iii. Atlantic ocean b. Subduction zones i. Oceanic plate-continental plate: 1. Subduction zone 2. Earthquakes 3. Volcanoes 4. Deep sea trenches ii. Oceanic plate-oceanic plate: 1. Subduction zone 2. Earthquakes 3. Volcanic island arc 4. Deep sea trenches iii. Continental-continental plate 1. High mountain building (when India crashed into Asia, it created the Himalayas) c. Transform boundaries 4. Hot spots- spots like Hawaii...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course GEOG 1111 taught by Professor Hopkins during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '08