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Images - Plate Tectonics

Convection currents drive plate movement.

The Andes' Volcanic Belt.

Andes Mountain Range

between two tectonic plates at Pingvellit

subduction zone

Continental/continental convergent boundaries will form volcanic mountain ranges.

Sea floor spreading w/ magnetic stripes


animation for divergent to convergent boundaries

animation of convection currents

Major tectonic plates with directional movement arrows.

Rift valley in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Iceland.