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Transcript
Plate Boundaries
Diagram
Type of boundary
and motion at
boundary
Feature Created
or Destroyed
Example
Divergent
Plates move apart
*new seafloor
created
*ocean ridges
created
*Great Rift Valley,
Africa
*Mid-Atlantic
Ridge
Convergent
Subduction
Ocean to continent
Ocean plate goes
under continental
*crust destroyed
*volcanic arc
created
*Cascade Mts.
(Mt. St. Helens)
*Andes Moun-tains
(in Peru)
Convergent
Subduction
Ocean to ocean
One plate goes under
the other
*crust destroyed
*island arcs created
*trenches created
*Mariana Trench
*Japan
*Philippines
Convergent Colliding
Continent to
continent
Plates come together
*ocean crust
destroyed
*mountains created
*Urals (Russia)
*Alps (Europe)
*Himalayas (Asia)
Transform Fault
Plates slide past each
other
*Nothing created
*Nothing destroyed
*San Andreas Fault
(California)