In plate tectonics, a convergent boundary, also known as a destructive plate
boundary (because of subduction), is an actively deforming region where two (or
You are here: home > geotopics > plate tectonics > destructive ... A destructive
plate boundary happens where an oceanic and continental plate move towards ...
A destructive plate boundary is sometimes called a convergent or tensional plate
margin. This occurs when oceanic and continental plates move together.
The western coast of South America and the Himalayan Mountains are
convergent plate boundaries. Also called active margin , collision zone. See
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This is called as the endogenetic force as the energy comes from within the earth.
At a constructive plate ... At a destructive plate boundary (convergent boundaries)
the crust is destroyed as the plates converge or collide. ... You might also like.
Convergent Plate Boundaries in continental and oceanic lithosphere - by ... The
oceanic plate is forced down into the mantle in a process known as "subduction".
... is an ancient example of this collision type and is also marked on the map.
Sep 15, 2014 ... Perhaps the best known of the divergent boundaries is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. ...
Strong, destructive earthquakes and the rapid uplift of mountain ranges ...
Oceanic-continental convergence also sustains many of the Earth's ...
3.7 Destructive plate boundaries, continued: continent-continent destructive ...
Examples can be easily seen on the Cocos-Nazca Ridge (also known as the ...
Jul 29, 2015 ... Destructive Plate Boundaries Also known as convergent boundaries or
compressional boundaries. These cause violent volcanoes and ...
Jan 6, 2015 ... convergent plate boundary, Noun. area where two or more tectonic plates bump
into each other. Also called a collision zone. correspond, Verb.