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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divergent_boundary

In plate tectonics, a divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary is a linear feature that exists between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tectonic_plate_interactions

The oceanic Nazca Plate subducts beneath the continental South American Plate at the Peru–Chile ...

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.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0044-plate-boundaries.php

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

www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Learning/Science-Topics/Earthquakes/Earthquakes-at-a-Plate-Boundary/Tectonic-Plates-and-Plate-Boundaries

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 ...

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

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 ...

www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/plate.html

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 ...

study.com/academy/lesson/plate-boundaries-convergent-divergent-and-transform-boundaries.html

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,...