Tectonic plates are composed of oceanic lithosphere and thicker continental .....
Detailed map showing the tectonic plates with their movement vectors.
Plates & Boundaries. The earth's continents are constantly moving due to the
motions of the tectonic plates. Closely examine the map below, which shows the
Plate Tectonics Map and Satellite Views of Plate Boundaries - Geology.com -
maps provided by Google.com.
Plate tectonics describes the behavior of earth's outer shell, with pieces (plates)
bumping and grinding and jostling each other about. Explore these maps and ...
See a larger, more recent version of this image here . The image comes from the online pamphlet " This Dynamic Earth " from the U.S. Geological Survey. More »
Deep beneath California, the Pacific and North American Plates relentlessly
grind past one another, straining or "loading" faults in the Earth's rigid crust above
This Dynamic Planet; A Teaching Companion. Plate Tectonics Tennis Ball Globe.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008 revised from This Dynamic Planet Map.
In the Earth History section of this website are full-color paleogeographic maps
showing the ancient mountain ranges and shorelines, active plate boundaries, ...
This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Impact Craters,
and Plate Tectonics. Interactive ArcGIS Map. Introduction; Back of Map; Printable
Nov 17, 2015 ... Our map of tectonic plates by World Atlas. ... seven large and many other smaller
slabs of rock called plates, averaging about 50 miles thick.