What Are Plate Boundaries?


A plate boundary is the place where one or more plates meet. There are four types of plate boundaries: constructive, destructive, conservative and collision. Plate tectonics is a scientific theory which describes the large scale motions of Earth's lithosphere.
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Convergent plates are two tectonic plates that are colliding as they move toward each other. There are several types of converging plate boundaries. Oceanic to oceanic plate convergence
Unlike volcanoes associated with plate boundaries, hotspot, or inter-plate, volcanoes are located within tectonic plates. They are fueled by localized sources of high heat energy
mount aso is a ocianic plate boundry as it is near enough in sea water and it full of it but does no sit on sea water mount aso is on land but through the middle of the volcano is
a LOT are. Infact i think all of the active volcanoes take place on active plates, which is why they are active. Because at any given moment, the plates could shift causing an immediate
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What Are Plate Boundaries?
The Earth is made up of various layers of rock. The outermost layer, known as the crust, is cool and is the layer that all living organisms inhabit; this layer is 5 to 10 km thick, to 35 to 70 km thick, depending on the location. The crust floats on top... More »
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Plate boundaries are located in lithospheric plates of the earth's crust. The three types of plates are convergent, divergent and conservative. You can find more information here: http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate4.htm
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