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In what plate techtonic does mariana trench happen?

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Asked by chandaka negi, 26 Mar '13 05:12 pm
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Destructive or Convergent

They are the same thing just Convergent is the common term and Destructive is used in school language
Answered by iqbal seth, 27 Mar '13 08:17 am

 
  
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The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres
The Mariana Trench is part of the Izu-Bonin-Mariana Arc geological boundary system that forms the boundary between two tectonic plates. In this system, the western edge of one plate, the Pacific Plate, is subducted beneath the smaller Mariana Plate that lies to the west. Because the Pacific plate is the largest of all the tectonic plates on Earth, crustal material at its western edge has had a long time since formation (up to 170 million years) to compact and become very dense; hence its great height-difference relative to the higher-riding Mariana Plate, at the point where the Pacific Plate crust is subducted. This deep area is the Mariana Trench proper. The movement of these plates is also indirectly responsible for the formation of the Mariana Islands (which are caused by volcanism as a result of subductio ...more
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 26 Mar '13 08:41 pm

 
  
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The Mariana Trench is the deepest trench in any of the world's oceans. It's in the western Pacific, east of the Mariana Islands (south of Japan and north of Papua New Guinea). The trench is located on a convergent (coming together) plate boundary where subduction is occurring (one plate is being pushed underneath the other). Trenches are a common occurrence at convergent land-sea plate boundaries
Answered by aflatoon, 26 Mar '13 05:14 pm

 
  
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