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List of tectonic plates

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

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 ...

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 ...

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!

Plate Tectonics, Tectonic Plates Information, Facts, News, Photos ...

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Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about plate tectonics from National Geographic.

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Sep 3, 2010 ... From BBC documentary film "Earth The Power Of The Planet "

plate tectonics | geology | Britannica.com

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Dec 2, 2015 ... The concept of plate tectonics was formulated in the 1960s. According to the theory, Earth has a rigid outer layer, known as the lithosphere, ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Plate tectonics

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Plate tectonics. 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 ...

Plate Tectonics | Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

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Plate tectonics describes the motions of the 15 to 20 large rigid and brittle tectonic plates into which the Earth's outermost layer (called the "lithosphere") is ...

Tectonic Plates - Iceland On The Web

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Simply termed, a tectonic plate, often also referred to as lithospheric plate, is a massive slab of solid rock that floats separately from the other tectonic plates, ...

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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.

Geography4Kids.com: Earth Structure: Plate Tectonics

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Geography4Kids.com! This tutorial introduces plate tectonics. Other sections include the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, climates, and ecosystems.

Plate tectonics

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I. Definition and relevance. Plate tectonics - the theory that the earth's lithosphere is composed of a mosaic of rigid plates that are in relative motion.