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Plate tectonics - Wikipedia
Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of 7 large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's ... More »

List of tectonic plates - Wikipedia

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This is a list of tectonic plates on the Earth's surface. Tectonic plates are pieces of Earth's crust and uppermost mantle, together referred to as the lithosphere.

What is a tectonic plate? [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]

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May 5, 1999 ... A tectonic plate (also called lithospheric plate) is a massive, irregularly shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both continental and ...

What is Plate Tectonics? | Plate Tectonics - Live Science

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Mar 21, 2016 ... Plate tectonics is the theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into several plates that glide over the mantle.

Tectonic plate | Define Tectonic plate at Dictionary.com

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Tectonic plate definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!

What are Tectonic Plates and Plate Tectonics?

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Tectonic plates have created some of the most astonishing geologic creations on earth. Read more about the History, Theory, and Definition...

Geography4Kids.com: Earth Structure: Plate Tectonics

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there are several major plates floating across the surface of the earth The basic idea behind plate tectonics is that there are eight major plates on the surface of ...

What are the different types of plate tectonic boundaries?

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A divergent boundary occurs when two tectonic plates move away from each other. Along these boundaries, lava spews from long fissures and geysers spurt ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Plate tectonics

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The Earth's crust and upper part of the mantle are broken into large pieces called tectonic plates. These are constantly moving at a few centimetres each year.

Plate Tectonic Theory: Plates and Interplate Relationships

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Plate tectonics is the theory that the outer rigid layer of the earth (the lithosphere) is divided into a couple of dozen "plates" that move around across the earth's ...