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Plate Tectonics Map
Plate Tectonics Map of the world, showing plates, boundaries, boundary types and more.
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.
Teaching Plate Tectonics with easy-to-draw illustrations is fun and effective.
Great Rift Valley
The East Africa Rift System Learn about the East Africa Rift.
Hawaiian Hot Spot
How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot.
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth*s mass resulting in a shorter day.
New Madrid Seismic Zone An earthquake hazard review for the NMSZ.
Types Of Eruptions
Types of Volcanic Eruptions - A description of the most common eruption types.
The Largest Earthquake
The Largest Earthquake ever recorded was a 9.5 magnitude event in 1960 in Chile
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
The Next Hawaiian Island could be growing in the Pacific Ocean right now. Its name is Lo'ihi.
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.