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Subduction3

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  • 1. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Subduction By: chocolatelover0901
  • 2. Definition QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. are needed to see this picture. Is the process in which one plate is pushed downward beneath another plate into the underlying mantle when plates move towards each other
  • 3. QuickTimeª and a Interesting Facts TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Earthquakes result when subduction plates move in jerks Forms an Oceanic Trench
  • 4. More Interesting Facts Subduction of the Lithosphere contributes to the recycling to our QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. atmosphere The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is a famous location
  • 5. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Cool Info Something that gives rise to the Cascade Volcanoes of California is the subduction of the Pacific Northwest Occurs when an oceanic plate meets a continental plate
  • 6. More Info Produces Intense friction and scrapes sediment from the oceanic crust Subduction is QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. where two lithospheric plates come together
  • 7. Sources http://marin.edu/~jim/ring/rsubd.html http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/platete http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/

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