Red Sea-Africa
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Plate Boundaries Using Google Earth
  

Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu )
last edited:  1/9/17

DIVERGENCE- Oceanic Crust Separating  (3 views)
Images are from Google Earth

Egypt, Red Sea, Saudi Arabian Peninsula
 
 latitude: 20.221      longitude:  40.716
 photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO , NGA

inclined view

latitude: 16.259      longitude:  41.025
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO , NGA

 

Northern End of the Red Sea
width of view- kilometers miles  (390 miles)

latitude: 29.177      longitude:  34.374
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO


Red Sea References

Geology of the Southern Red Sea
http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/afar/websitepages/structurepages/redseagulfaden.htm

Geodynamic Evolution of a Red Sea Type Rift
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/cc/99/4c/cc994cbe282db6e160b37f3f78a1ba39.jpg

Index Map of the Red Sea- USGS
https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0050/OF99-50A/fig3a.html

Tectonic Motions- Red Sea area
http://media.marine-geo.org/image/red-sea-ancillary-site-activity-map-2008

Divergent Boundary
http://teachers.sduhsd.net/hherms/herms/GEOLOGY/boundaries/divergent_boundary.htm

Origins of the Dead Sea
https://thenaturalhistorian.com/2014/09/06/origins-of-the-dead-sea-part-iii-the-levant-a-land-literally-torn-apart

The Arabian Plate
http://africa-arabia-plate.weebly.com/arabian-plate.html

Geology of Afar Depression
https://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/afar/new-afar/geology-afar/structure-tech-pages/geol-afar-dep-tech.html

Transform Faults- Red Sea
http://www.intechopen.com/source/html/47538/media/image8.jpeg

Red Sea Geology
http://coastalires.blogspot.com/2015/07/red-sea-geology.html


   

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