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  2. Subduction - Wikipedia

    Subduction is a geological process that takes place at convergent boundaries of tectonic plates where one plate moves under another and is forced or sinks due to ...

  3. sub·duc·tion



    • 1. the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of the earth's crust into the mantle beneath another plate.
  4. sub·duc·tion (səb-dŭk′shən) n. A geologic process in which one edge of one crustal plate is forced below the edge of another. [French, from Latin subductus ...

  5. Subduction | Define Subduction at

    Subduction definition, an act or instance of subducting; subtraction or withdrawal. See more.

  6. What Is a Subduction Zone?

    A subduction zone is a collision between two of Earth's tectonic plates, where one plate sinks into the mantle underneath the other plate.

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  7. Subduction: The Sinking of Tectonic Plates - ThoughtCo

    Learn how subduction occurs and how the process forms some of Earth's most powerful and devastating earthquakes.

  8. Subduction | geology |

    In Africa: General considerations …the present Nile River, by subduction processes identical to those observed today. (Subduction involves the descent of the edge ...

  9. Subduction: Definition & Process - Video & Lesson ...

    Subduction is a geological term for one of Earth's tectonic plates sinking under another. When this happens, we can get earthquakes, volcanoes, and...

  10. Subduction Animation - Earthguide Online Classroom

    Key points. Subduction is a geological process in which the edge of a lithospheric plate slides underneath the edge of an adjacent plate. Subduction is one of the two ...

  11. the muscular action needed to aim an eye downward; Geol. the sinking of one crustal plate under another as they collide

  12. subduction zone - USGS Earthquake Hazard Program zone

    subduction zone. The subduction zone is the place where two lithospheric plates come together, one riding over the other. Most volcanoes on land occur parallel to and ...

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