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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_tectonics

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

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/tectonic.html

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 ...

www.livescience.com/37706-what-is-plate-tectonics.html

Mar 21, 2016 ... From the deepest ocean trench to the tallest mountain, plate tectonics explains the features and movement of Earth's surface in the present and ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/tectonic-plate

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

www.whatarethe7continents.com/what-are-tectonic-plates

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

www.csun.edu/~dsw/lect4_geodyn_asthen.pdf

This study indicates that pressure and temp effects alone are not sufficient. * We suggest the presence of partial melt may explain the low velocity and moderate ...

oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/plate-boundaries.html

There are three kinds of plate tectonic boundaries: divergent, convergent, and transform ... This image shows the three main types of plate boundaries: divergent, ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/07/earth-tectonic-plates-new-model_n_5104087.html

Apr 7, 2014 ... Earth's tectonic plates may have taken as long as 1 billion years to form, researchers report today in Nature. The plates — interlocking slabs of ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/the-dynamic-earth/plate-tectonics

Learn about how plates move and their impact on the Earth's surface.