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Apr 29,2019     

Divergent plate boundaries occur at locations where the lithospheric plates move away from each other. They occur above the rising convection currents in the asthenosphere. At the point of the crest of upliftment the plate is stretched, which breaks it and pulls the above plates apart, creating a divergent boundary.

Apr 29,2019     

On the basis of the origin or mode of formation, the mountains are classified as Structural, Residual and Volcanic, continue reading the article to know more about the types of mountains

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The theory of Plate Tectonics describes the movement of lithospheric plates. The theory builds upon the concept of continental drifting and seafloor spreading.

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Sea Floor Spreading states that new oceanic crust is being formed continuously at mid-oceanic ridges, while the older rocks move away from the ridge.

Apr 29,2019     

Continental Drift Theory proposed by Alfred Wegener tries to explain the distribution of oceans and continents. He gives many evidences in support of his theory. Although the theory has some lacunae but it is the foundation for modern theories such as plate tectonics and sea floor spreading.

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Exogenetic movements bring about various changes on the surface of the earth, learn the mechanism behind the exogenetic movements for UPSC exams

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Endogenetic movements are responsible for the development of various types of landforms. These movements are the result of the internal forces of the earth.

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