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1

What are the 4 types of plate margins?

Constructive, Destructive, Conseervative and Collision

2

what does a destructive plate margin do?

The denser oceanic plate subducts underneath the less dense continental plate

3

what does a collision plate margin do?

they go towards eachother

4

what does a conservative plate margin do?

they rub against eachother in opposite directions

5

what does a constructive plate margin do?

they move apart and new land is formed in the gap