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Plate tectonics - Wikipedia

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Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of 7 large plates and the movements of a larger ...

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 ...

Interactives . Dynamic Earth . Plates & Boundaries

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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 15 ...

Plate Boundaries - Geology For Kids - By KidsGeo.com

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At the locations where two tectonic plates interact, a boundary between these ... are divergent boundaries, convergent boundaries, and transform boundaries.

Understanding plate motions [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]

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Sep 15, 2014 ... Divergent boundaries occur along spreading centers where plates are moving apart and new crust is created by magma pushing up from the ...

Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform ...

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In the theory of plate tectonics, the earth's crust is broken into plates that move around relative to each other. As a result of this movement,...

Discover Plate Boundaries

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Transform boundaries are places where plates slide sideways past each other. At transform boundaries lithosphere is neither created nor destroyed.

Plate Boundaries - IRIS

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plate boundaries new oceanic lithosphere is created in the gaps from upwelling ... A transform boundary is where plates slide past each other with no creation or  ...

Tectonic Plates and Plate Boundaries / Earthquakes at a Plate ...

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The Earth's outer shell, the lithosphere, consisting of the crust and uppermost mantle, is divided into a patchwork of large tectonic plates that move slowly ...

BBC Earth - Plate boundaries cause earthquakes and volcanoes

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Watch BBC video clips full of facts about plate boundaries, places on the Earth's surface where tectonic plates meet and create volcanoes and...