Plate Boundaries By Aleia Rocha

Divergent Plate Boundaries.

Divergent plate boundaries move apart form each other. This stress is Tension. There is different Landforms like Mid- Ocean Ridge ,Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Continental Rift.

Real World Event/Disaster

The East Africa Rift is an example of a real world event. It's not completely separated from Africa but it has separated. It's above sea level but occupied by lakes.

Convergent Plate Boundaries

Convergent plate boundaries comes together. This stress is called Compression. Convergent Boundaries landforms are Mountains and Earthquakes.

Real World Event/Disaster

The West Coast of South America is a convergent boundary. Andes Mountains were formed by convergent plate boundaries. The oceanic and continental plate combined that made the Andes Mountains.

Transform plate Boundaries

Transform plate boundaries go past each other. This stress is called shear. This landform is Earthquakes.

Real World Event/Disaster

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California. It had a magnitude of 7.8 and a lot of buildings were destroyed. At least 600 people died in the earthquake and aftermath. So many lives were lost because of the fire that followed the earthquake.

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