According to Trinity University, a transform boundary is the intersection of lithospheric plates where the two plates slide past one another. Transform boundaries do not result in any extraordinary landforms; rather, the... More » Technology Software

Tectonic plates move horizontally past one another at transform boundaries in either strike-slip or aseismic motions. Earthquakes and tsunamis occur when the pressure locking plates in a strike-slip boundary releases sud... More » Science Earth Science Plate Tectonics

At a transform plate boundary, two tectonic plates pass one another, creating a fracture zone. This motion causes phenomena such as earthquakes. More » Science Earth Science Plate Tectonics
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