Without plate tectonics, there would be no mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes,
tsunamis or continental drift. If the Earth did not move, there may not be any ...
Jul 28, 2015 ... There's a high probability that life doesn't evolve or would be drastically different
from ... in the order they happened mammals don't evolve. In short a world
without plate tectonics is a prime example of the butterfly effect.
Feb 19, 2009 ... It makes our world dynamic and ever-changing. ... Now, if you have a planet
without plate tectonics, you may have parts of this cycle, but it is ...
Apr 25, 2016 ... While I don't think this is a horrible oversight, I became curious: What would a
world be like without plate tectonics, or most of the geologic ...
May 5, 1999 ... Yet violent earthquakes related to plate tectonics have caused ... The Ring of Fire
is the most seismically and volcanically active zone in the world. ..... and in North
America, 1816 was known as "the year without a summer.".
Jul 11, 2001 ... This would choke plate tectonics, as on Venus, and displace the oceans to flood
... Without plate tectonics, new mountain belts could not form.
Apr 6, 2014 ... An idealized version of the earliest plate tectonics. The blue areas are the rigid
plates. The red, yellow, and green areas are the boundaries.
Sep 24, 2008 ... Without plate tectonics our planet would be a very different place. The constant
recycling of the Earth's crust provides us with a stable climate, ...
Jan 16, 2015 ... BUT, would it be possible for the planet to exist and function as a (relatively)
normal planet with life on it without having tectonic plates? I know ...
May 4, 2014 ... Water plays a crucial role in plate tectonics by easing the brittle and ... plates
subduct under continental plates without water playing a role, right ...