Misconception PTM132:

When two plates push together and continental plate material makes up the edge of both plates, both plates will be pushed downward (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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PT029001

When two plates push together and both plates have continental plate material where they meet, the edge of both plates will be pushed upward as they move.

14%