Tectonic plates

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Tectonic plates

In diagram 1 in shows you how a mountain range is formed. It is formed by the tectonic plates meeting then they merge and the push together and push up wards and the ground rises about a centeremeter a year.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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TECTONIC PLATES

How does tectonic plates effect the Earths surface?Tectonic plates can cause lots of things to the Earths surface. They can cause earthquakes, tsunami's, volcano eruptions and they can make mountain ranges. All these things can effect the Earths suface, e.g. An earthquake can do damage do damage to the roads and the ground and they can also make buildings fall down and that effect the Earths surface by the ground being in a different form and there are cracks in the surface.

What is a tectonic plate?A tectonic plate is made up of two types of minerals the oceanic crust and the continental crust. there are eight major plates floating one top of molton rock moving around the Earth and there are many smaller ones floating around aswell.even though smaller the minor plates can just be as important when it comes to shaping the earth.

Scientific Diagrams

Diagram 1

In diagram 2 it shows you how a volcano erupts. It erupts by the lithosphere pushing together then it destresses the magma in the volcano and it make it berst out.

Diagram 2


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