How do Plate Tectonics affect rock cycles. Uplifting Subsidence Rift zone . Uplift. Uplift is the rising of regions of the crust to higher elevations Uplift increases rate of erosion in a rock. Subsidence. The sinking of regions of the crust to lower elevations
How do Plate Tectonics affect rock cycles
Pull apart. The magma can reach earth’s surface
And cool forming igneous rocks.