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Continent-Continent Convergent Plate Boundaries loading

Mountain ranges rise at a convergent boundary between two continental plates.

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    Plate Boundaries

    Plate Boundaries

    by Tiia Rauhala //basic
    Describes convergent, divergent and transform plate boundaries.
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    Mountain Building Animation

    Mountain Building Animation

    by Kyle Bardman //basic
    Here is a helpful video examining how mountains form along continent-continent convergent plate boundaries. Courtesy of: TectonicsObservatory
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    Pangaea

    Pangaea

    by jack moore //basic
    Pangaea was that last super continent that came together during the Paleozoic and has been breaking apart since the Mesozoic.
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