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How Do Convection Currents Help Form Underwater Mountains

Earth’s Tectonic Plates Collision: when two continental plates are shoved together Subduction: when 1 plate plunges below another (Fig. 7.15) Spreading: when ii plates are pushed apart (Fig. vii.15) Transform faulting: when 2 plates slide by each other (Fig. 7.15) The rise of the Himalayan Mountain range is due to …

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