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Convergent boundary

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  1. In plate tectonics, a convergent boundary – also known as a convergent plate boundary or a destructive plate boundary – is an actively deforming region where two (or more) tectonic plates or fragments of lithosphere move toward one another and co

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  2. A subduction zone is formed at a convergent plate boundary when one or both of the tectonic plates is composed of oceanic crust

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  3. When two plates move toward one another, they form either a subduction zone or a continental collision

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  4. This depends on the nature of the plates involved

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  5. In a subduction zone, the subducting plate, which is normally a plate with oceanic crust, moves beneath the other plate, which can be made of either oceanic or continental crust

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