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What is the effect of two land plates colliding?

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This can create a mountain or more commonly a volcano that will form a mountain. It also causes earthquakes. it would make a Earthquake

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The Nazca and the South American plates are colliding forming the Andes Mountain.


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The movement or action of the plate determines what type it is. When two plates collide, they are creating a convergent boundary. Therefore you could state that they are convergent (or colliding) tectonic plates.




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i think the earth gets effected from the moving plates wich effects the earth because when the two plates move it causes tiny vibrations They affect earth by colliding on one another that causes an earthquake or tsunami



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