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SYNOPSIS OF PLATE TECTONIC THEORY

A synopsis of plate tectonics

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Gullfoss, Iceland

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Convection currents drive plate movement.

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The Andes' Volcanic Belt.

Andean Volcanic Belt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Transform fault

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East Africa Rift Valley

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Andes Mountain Range

Mountainous Chile

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between two tectonic plates at Pingvellit

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subduction zone

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Continental/continental convergent boundaries will form volcanic mountain ranges.

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constructive plate boundaries

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Sea floor spreading w/ magnetic stripes

Plate Tectonic Evolution of the Pacific Ocean

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Pangaea animation

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Types of Plate Boundaries

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  • DivineMissMMM
    DivineMissMMM

    Very helpful!!!

  • Denise Greenberg
    Denise Greenberg

    Thank you, MissMMM! I use Pinterest to hold onto images for my Earth Sci class PowerPoints.

Pangaea

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  • Andrea Leigh Force
    Andrea Leigh Force

    When the continents were cuddling.

  • Denise Greenberg
    Denise Greenberg

    And they shall cuddle again!

animation for divergent to convergent boundaries

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animation of convection currents

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Major tectonic plates with directional movement arrows.

EarthScienceinMaine - 6.4 Theory of Plate Tectonics

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Rift valley in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Iceland.

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active rift valley

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