Plate Boundaries Kate Kupzyk

Divergent boundary

The type of motion is away from each other.←→

The type of stress is tension.

Trenches are formed like the Mariana's Trench.

Katla is a large volcano in southern Iceland. It is very active; twenty eruptions have been documented between 930 and 1918.

Convergent Boundary

The plate motion moves inward.→←

The type of stress is tension.

Mountains are formed like the Himalayas

Mount Vesuvius, on the west coast of Italy. It's last eruption was in 1944.

Transform Boundary

The plate motion is sliding away from each other.

The type of stress is shear.

Volcanoes are formed like Mount St. Helens

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on April 18.

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