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Divergent plate boundary

The boundary where a plate is being pulled apart into two separate plates is called a divergent plate boundary. Eventually new crust is created in the middle between plates. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is an example of this boundary. Lookup Plate Tectonics.

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