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Active Zone - Plates

Test your knowledge of plates and plate boundaries

A section of the earth's crust tectonic plate
The point in the earth's crust where 2 plates meet plate boundary or margin
a boundary where 2 plates collide destructive
a boundary where 2 plates pull apart constructive
a boundary where plates appear to slide past eachother conservative
the process where an oceanic plate is taken back into the mantle subduction
a cleft or dip in the ocean floor where 2 plates collide ocean trench
the force generated when plates slide past eachother friction
the process that creates mountain ranges at a destructive margin folding
the type of plate boundary found all around the Pacific ocean Destructive
the mechanism that causes plates to move convection current
when plates pull apart at a constructive boundary, this landform is created rift valley
the type of lava formed beneath the ocean pillow lava
constructive boundaries produce wide, low volcanoes called.... shield volcanoes
the type of lava erupted from a shield volcano basaltic
the type of volcano found on a destructive boundary composite
the type of lava erupted from a composite volcano acidic
the hazard associated with conservative plate boundaries earthquakes
when oceanic plates collide, these are formed island arcs
Created by: dhowlett



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