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Images - Plate Tectonics


Images - Plate Tectonics

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SYNOPSIS OF PLATE TECTONIC THEORY

A synopsis of plate tectonics

csmres.jmu.edu

Gullfoss, Iceland

Convection currents drive plate movement.

The Andes' Volcanic Belt.

Andean Volcanic Belt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

en.wikipedia.org

Transform fault

East Africa Rift Valley

Andes Mountain Range

Mountainous Chile

indulgy.com

between two tectonic plates at Pingvellit

subduction zone

Continental/continental convergent boundaries will form volcanic mountain ranges.

constructive plate boundaries

Sea floor spreading w/ magnetic stripes

Plate Tectonic Evolution of the Pacific Ocean

imperial.ac.uk

Pangaea animation

Types of Plate Boundaries

  • 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

  • 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

animation of convection currents

Major tectonic plates with directional movement arrows.

EarthScienceinMaine - 6.4 Theory of Plate Tectonics

earthscienceinmaine.wikispaces.com

Rift valley in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Iceland.

active rift valley