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Hawaiian Hot Spot
How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot.
Teaching Plate Tectonics with easy-to-draw illustrations is fun and effective.
Explore Plate Boundaries Zoom in for a close look with satellite images and maps.
San Andreas Article
What is the San Andreas Fault? Map, photos and description of the fault.
What Is The Moho?
What Is The Moho? Learn about the Mohorovicic Discontinuity.
How Deep Does Magma Form in subduction zones? Clues from chlorite.
Great Rift Valley
The East Africa Rift System Learn about the East Africa Rift.
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth*s mass resulting in a shorter day.
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
New Madrid Seismic Zone An earthquake hazard review for the NMSZ.
Cities Moved by Quake
South American Cities Moved by Earthquake Some moved ten feet westward.
Pacific Tsunamis This ocean is surrounded by plate boundaries, that can produce tsunamis.
Indian Ocean Tsunamis
Indian Ocean Tsunamis Deadly tsunamis triggered by earthquakes and volcanoes.