This is a list of tectonic plates on the Earth's surface. Tectonic plates are pieces of
Earth's crust ... There may or may not be scientific consensus as to whether such
plates should be con...
There are seven major tectonic plates on the planet that are further subdivided
into dozens of smaller plates. Geologists do not always agree on how to ...
The lithosphere is broken up into what are called tectonic plates, in the case of
Earth, there are seven major and many minor plates (see list below).
Watch BBC video clips full of interesting facts about plate tectonics that feature
popular presenters such as ... There are different types of plate boundary.
There are a few handfuls of major plates and dozens of smaller, or minor, plates.
Six of the majors are named for the continents embedded within them, such as ...
May 2, 2011 ... Following the devastating earthquake in Japan, many people were made aware
of the importance of tectonic plates & the role they play in ...
The Earth has 14 major tectonic plates and 38 minor tectonic plates, ... plate,
there is no agreement about exactly how many tertiary plates there are, but ...
The following list is from WIKIPEDIA: The following tectonic plates currently exist
on the Earth's .... consulting my National Geographic Map, THE EARTH'S
FRACTURED SURFACE (now out of print), and tell you that there are 16 major
There are 7 major plates and those are Eurasian plate,Pacific plate, Indo-
austarlian plate, ... Sign In. Plate Tectonics ... There are 52 tectonic plates on
Herein I address the current number of plates, the number there should be, and
whether ... optimal shape and size of a tectonic plate and how many plates are.