Essentials Of Oceanography

Author: Tom S. Garrison
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133714803
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... Figure 3.12 Earth's major lithospheric plates, showing their boundaries,
directions of relative movement (in centimeters per year), and the locations ofthe
principal hot spots. Note the correspondence of plate boundaries and earthquake
locations—compare this figure with Figure 3.11. Most ofthe million or so
earthquakes and volcanic events each year occur along plate boundaries. (From
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