What happens when an oceanic plate converges with a continental plate?

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A. the continental plate is subducted 

B. both plates are subducted C.the oceanic plate is subducted D.neither plate is subducted
Apr 8th, 2015

C.the oceanic plate is subducted

As oceanic crust is thinner, it sinks under the continental crust and forms a subduction zone. This can also form a line of volcanoes.

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