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Unformatted text preview: volcanic arc (example: Cascade Mountains Suduction ends and is followed by a period of uplift and erosion (example: Sierra Nevada and Coast Ranges). Note the accretionary wedge. Collisional Mountain Ranges Mountain building at convergent boundaries Continental collisions Terranes small crustal fragments collide and merge with continental margins Where two plates with continental crust converge E.g. India and Eurasian plate collision Himalayan Mountains and the Tibetan plateau India moving nort @ 5 to 15 cm a year...
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- Fall '08