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# How are the plates interacting at their boundaries?

## How are the plates interacting at their boundaries?

There are three ways that plates can interact at their boundaries. They can move apart from each other.  They can move towards each other or then can slide past each other.  Each of these plate boundaries have different geological and related topographical features.

## How are tectonic plates move toward one another?

Tectonic plates can interact in one of three ways. They can move toward one another, or converge; move away from one another, or diverge; or slide past one another, a movement known as transform motion.

## How many interacting plates are there on Earth?

There are three possible interactions, depending on the motion of two interacting plates relative to one another. If the two plates are moving toward one another, we say they are converging.

## How are the crustal plates related to each other?

Boundaries – how the crustal plates interact. The volcanoes, the earthquakes, and even climate are all related to the movement and position of the Earth’s plates. There are three ways that plates can interact at their boundaries. They can move apart from each other. They can move towards each other or then can slide past each other.

## What are three ways tectonic plates interact with each other?

Each tectonic plate boundary can interact with each other in 3 ways: First, divergent plates pull apart from each other. Second, convergent plates push boundaries together.

## What are the four types of plate boundaries?

The point where two or more plates meet is known as a plate boundary. There are four main types of plate boundary. These are constructive, destructive, conservative and collision margins.

## What is plate interaction?

Plate Interactions. Tectonic plates can interact in one of three ways. They can move toward one another, or converge; move away from one another, or diverge; or slide past one another, a movement known as transform motion. All plate margins along which plate movement is occurring have one thing in common—earthquakes.

## What are the types of plate boundary?

The boundary regions between plates are aptly called plate boundaries. Based upon their motions with respect to one another, these plate boundaries are of three kinds: divergent, convergent, and transform.