A continental shield results from

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Answer explanation:

three basic components:

(1) a large,relativelyflat area of ancient complex igneous and metamorphic rocks known as a

shield,

(2) a broad,low platform or plain where the shield is covered with a veneer of sedi-mentary rocks known as the

stable platform,

and (3)

folded mountain belts

formedabove a subduction zone or where two continental segments have been sutured to-gether during continental collision


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