Subduction is responsible for__:
1. Volcanoes
2. Earthquakes
3. Orogeny
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Subduction is responsible for high rates of volcanism, earthquakes, and mountain building. When the large pieces of material on the subducting plate are pressed into the overriding plate, it results in the Orogeny or Mountain formation. These areas are subject to many earthquakes.

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