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# What is called when two plate boundararys are moving toward each other?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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I believe a convergent boundary. <---------- WRONG

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Q: What is called when two plate boundararys are moving toward each other?
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all volcanoes are caused by the earths plates moving toward each other and that is called convergent boundaries.

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