Web Search Results for "Plate Tectonics"

Plate tectonics - Wikipedia
21 Mar 2017 at 3:37pm
Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Greek: ?????????? "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale ...

What is Plate Tectonics? | Plate Tectonics
20 Mar 2016 at 11:49pm
Plate tectonics is the theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into several plates that glide over the mantle.

Plate Tectonics - National Geographic Society
20 Mar 2013 at 6:59pm
In much the same way that geographic borders have separated, collided, and been redrawn throughout human history, tectonic plate boundaries have diverged, converged ...

Explore Plate Tectonics - nationalgeographic.com
24 Mar 2017 at 5:35pm
Based on the work of Society geophysicists Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp, this 1968 map of the ocean floor helped bring the concept of plate tectonics to a wide audience.

plate tectonics | geology | Britannica.com
26 Mar 2017 at 12:18pm
The concept of plate tectonics was formulated in the 1960s. According to the theory, Earth has a rigid outer layer, known as the lithosphere, which is typically about ...

26 Mar 2017 at 7:13pm

Plate tectonics - Academic Kids
15 Mar 2017 at 7:30am
Plate tectonics is a theory of geology developed to explain the phenomenon of continental drift, and is currently the theory accepted by the vast majority of ...

Historical perspective [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]
27 Mar 2017 at 2:01am
In geologic terms, a plate is a large, rigid slab of solid rock. The word tectonics comes from the Greek root "to build." Putting these two words together, we get the ...

This Dynamic Earth--Contents [USGS]
23 Mar 2017 at 3:06pm
Plate tectonics and people: Endnotes: Ordering Instructions This book was originally published in paper form in February 1996 (design and coordination by Martha Kiger;

Plate Tectonics Animation - UCMP
22 Mar 2017 at 3:47am
Interesting animations of plate tectonics movement. Including gif, avi and mov formats.

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