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Draw a diagram to show the main features of a destructive plate margin
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A cross section of a destructive plate margin

A cross section of a destructive plate margin

Draw a diagram to show the main features of a destructive plate margin
Where in the world are the majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes found?
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The majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes occur around the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Where in the world are the majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes found?
Give an example of two tectonic plates that form a constructive plate margin
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North American and Eurasian Plate, South American plate and African Plate, Pacific plate and Nazca plate and the Cocos plate and Pacific plate. 
Give an example of two tectonic plates that form a constructive plate margin
Do volcanoes and earthquakes occur at all plate margins?
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Volcanoes and earthquakes occur at all plate boundaries except at a conservative margin where only earthquakes happen.
Do volcanoes and earthquakes occur at all plate margins?
What are the characteristics of the inner core?
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A solid mass of iron and nickel. The hottest part of the Earth. Temperatures up to 5,550°C. 
What are the characteristics of the inner core?




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