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Plate Tectonics Articles, Theory, Plate Diagrams, Maps, Teaching Ideas
What is Plate Tectonics?
Plate Tectonics Map
Plate Tectonics Map of the world, showing plates, boundaries, boundary types and more.
Teaching Plate Tectonics with easy-to-draw illustrations is fun and effective.
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.
Great Rift Valley
The East Africa Rift System Learn about the East Africa Rift.
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
Hawaiian Hot Spot
How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot.
Types Of Eruptions
Types of Volcanic Eruptions - A description of the most common eruption types.
Gifts That Rock
Gifts That Rock - What are the most popular gift items in the Geology.com store?
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth*s mass resulting in a shorter day.
New Madrid Seismic Zone An earthquake hazard review for the NMSZ.
The Largest Earthquake
The Largest Earthquake ever recorded was a 9.5 magnitude event in 1960 in Chile
Pacific Tsunamis This ocean is surrounded by plate boundaries, that can produce tsunamis.
The Next Hawaiian Island could be growing in the Pacific Ocean right now. Its name is Lo'ihi.
Indian Ocean Tsunamis
Indian Ocean Tsunamis Deadly tsunamis triggered by earthquakes and volcanoes.
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