Plate Tectonics

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Plate Tectonics by Mind Map: Plate Tectonics

1. Convergent

1.1. Plates collide

1.2. Causes mountain ranges

1.3. Makes subduction zones

1.3.1. Volcanoes

2. Divergent

2.1. Plates divide (move away)

2.2. On land - rift valley

2.2.1. Great Rift Valley

2.3. Underwater - sea floor spreading

2.3.1. Mid-Atlantic Ridge

3. Transform

3.1. Plates slide

3.2. Causes Earthquakes

3.2.1. San Andreas Fault