Thursday, March 17, 2011
collision plate boundary
There are three types of plate boundaries:
Types of Plate Boundaries. Convergent- plates collide into each other.
Convergent plate boundaries. A= Continental collision. B=Ocean-to-ocean
Plate boundaries can be classified into the categories of diverging
Constructive plate boundaries cause mid-ocean ridges, volcanoes and
Artist's cross section illustrating the main types of plate boundaries (see
At the second type of convergent boundary there is a collision between older
Figure 3: A mid ocean ridge, which is a constructive plate boundary.
Destructive Plate Boundary Image Credit: BBC
Example: Indian and Eurasian Plate - formed the HIMALAYAS
Diagram of constructive plate boundary
Types of Plate Boundaries : News Article
Convergent plate boundaries are locations where lithospheric plates are
Destructive Plate Boundaries – (aka Convergent or Compressional)
The point where two or more plates meet is known as a plate boundary.
constructive plate boundary.
Tis type of convergent boundary may cause earthquakes, trenches and
2.4 Destructive plate boundaries, continued: ocean-ocean (island-arc)
volcanic island arc at an oceanic-oceanic convergent boundary (from The
DESTRUCTIVE PLATE MARGIN. COLLISION PLATE MARGIN
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