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1

What happens at a conservative plate boundary - STEP 1?

Convection currents in the mantle cause the plates to move.

2

What happens at a destructive plate boundary - STEP 2?

Plates slide past each other and get stuck.

3

What happens at a destructive plate boundary - STEP 3?

Pressure starts to build up.

4

What happens at a destructive plate boundary - STEP 4?

When the pressure is released an earthquake occurs.

5

Describe the diagram...

2 rectangles with arrows moving in the opposite direction.