South Mexico-Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics                  
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Geology Home Page 
PLATE TECTONICS
Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks 
Geology Exploration Using Google Earth  
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  4/3/18     number of views:  51

Trans Mexico Volcanic Belt
     There are hundreds of volcanoes in this area.
    
 
 latitude:  19.815     longitude:   -100.633

volcanic photos

   overview of the volcanic areas  (5)
    volcanoes adjacent to Mexico City  (6)
    Paricutin Volcano  (3)
    closer views of volcanoes  (5)


Plate Tectonics adjacent to Southern Mexico
 

latitude:  15.323     longitude:   -105.792

tectonic photos
 
  Plate Tectonics Overview (1)
     Montezuma trough  (2)
     Orozco fracture zone  (2)
     Clipperton Zone
  (2)
     close views of tectonic patterns  (6)


Seamounts adjacent to South Mexico
 

latitude:  9.319     longitude:   -131.986
 

seamount photos
     overview  (4)   important comparisons**
     seamounts near Oaxca  (2)
     seamounts next to trench  (3)
     close-up views of seamounts
 (6)


Just credit photos to Google Earth/R.Weller/Cochise College.
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