Ocean-Ocean Convergent Plate Boundaries

Ocean-Ocean Convergent Plate Boundaries

Learn that subduction of the older, denser oceanic crust leads to the formation of a volcanic island arc and accompanying earthquakes.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are ocean-ocean convergent plate boundaries different than ocean-continent convergent plate boundaries?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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