Frequent question: What boundary is Eurasian and Philippine plate?

Is the Eurasian plate oceanic or continental?

The Eurasian Plate is an oceanic plate and a continental plate. The oceanic part of the plate is in the northwest where it is bordered by the Gakkel…

Is the Eurasian Plate a convergent boundary?

Typically, a convergent plate boundary—such as the one between the Indian Plate and the Eurasian Plate—forms towering mountain ranges, like the Himalaya, as Earth’s crust is crumpled and pushed upward. … When subduction occurs, a chain of volcanoes often develops near the convergent plate boundary.

Which plate pushes the Philippine plate toward the Eurasian Plate?

The Philippine Sea Plate. The Philippine Sea plate is tectonically unusual in that almost all the boundaries are convergent. The Pacific plate is subducting beneath the Philippine Sea plate to the east while the west/northwestern part of the Philippine Sea plate is subducting beneath the continental Eurasian plate.

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