What Happens at a Destructive Plate Boundary?

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At a destructive plate boundary, tectonic plates collide with each other resulting in deformation due to subduction. It is also known as a convergent boundary. Geographical features like volcanoes, mountain ranges and islands form around these convergent boundaries.
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