Geo Features From Plate Interactions

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Geo Features From Plate Interactions

  1. 1. Folded mountains from space Formed by continental crust converging with continental crust
  2. 2. Folded mountains – notice the rock layers
  3. 3. Indian plate (continental crust) running into Eurasian plate (continental crust) Indian plate Eurasian plate
  4. 4. South American plate (continental crust) running into Nazca plate (oceanic crust)
  5. 5. View from space
  6. 6. Volcanoes form where a convergent boundary occurs between oceanic crust and continental crust.
  7. 7. Volcanoes also form where a convergent boundary occurs between oceanic crust and oceanic crust.
  8. 8. Aleutian islands of Alaska are volcanoes formed by oceanic crust converging with oceanic crust
  9. 9. Following volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean can show us where oceanic crust is being subducted by oceanic crust.
  10. 10. Oceanic crust diverging from oceanic crust
  11. 12. African rift valley
  12. 13. Iceland’s rift valley

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