Plate Boundary project Miranda Campos - Ashby

DIVERGENT BOUNDARY

Divergent Boundary Moving apart because of Tension.

Features: Two plates separate, Creates new oceanic crust, The seafloor spreads.

"The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is in effect an immensely long mountain chain extending for about 10,000 miles in a curving path from the Arctic Ocean to near the southern tip of Africa.

Mid-Ocean Ridge

A mid-ocean ridge is an underwater mountain range, formed by plate tectonics.

CONVERGENT BOUNDARY

Two plates collide, the denser plate sinks, Trenches, Volcanoes

Mt. Rainer
CONVERGENT PLATE BOUNDARY MOVING TOWARDS EACH OTHER CAUSE VOLCANOES.

Transform Plate Boundary

In 2015 a study revealed that there is a 7% chance that an earthquake with a magnitude of 8 will occur in the next 30 years.

Credits:

Created with images by NASA Earth Observatory - "Pagan Island, Northern Marianas" • Glyn Lowe Photoworks. - "Mid-Atlantic Ridge - Iceland" • skeeze - "crater lake wizard island volcanic"

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