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Plate tectonics - Wikipedia
13 May 2017 at 3:14am
Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Greek: ?????????? "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large ...

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 | geology | Britannica.com
19 May 2017 at 10:38am
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 ...

Plate Tectonics Information and Facts | National Geographic
19 May 2017 at 3:14am
There are a few handfuls of major plates and dozens of smaller, or minor, plates. Six of the majors are named for the continents embedded within them, such as the ...

Plate Tectonics Animation - UCMP
17 May 2017 at 10:05am
Interesting animations of plate tectonics movement. Including gif, avi and mov formats.

This Dynamic Earth--Contents [USGS]
16 May 2017 at 4:30am
Contents. Preface: Historical perspective: Developing the theory ... "Hotspots": Mantle thermal plumes: Some unanswered questions: Plate tectonics and people: Endnotes:

Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics
17 May 2017 at 9:53pm
Full and clear information about Plate Tectonics: Convergent Boundaries, Divergent Boundaries, Transform Boundaries.

Tectonics - Wikipedia
19 May 2017 at 5:30am
Extensional tectonics is associated with the stretching and thinning of the crust or the lithosphere. This type of tectonics is found at divergent plate boundaries ...

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