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Active continental margins are steep and passive continental margins are more flat due to plate tectonic activity.

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    Continental Margins

    Continental Margins

    by Eric Wendland //basic
    Discusses the differences between active and passive continental margins.
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    Features of the Ocean Floor: Continental Margin

    Features of the Ocean Floor: Continental Margin

    by Apoorva Handigol //basic
    This video discusses the difference between continental and oceanic crust, types of tectonic plates, and features of the ocean floor associated with continental margin (Shelf, Slope, Rise, Submarine Canyon, Island Arc).
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