Plate Boundaries Using Google Earth                      
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Geology Home Page  
PLATE TECTONICS 

Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18 

     All of the following view and coordinates were obtained from Google Earth. 
The educational goal for this website is to provide a more detailed source of
visual information on the main aspects of plate tectonics. 


Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Trench

DIVERGENCE
Continental Crust Separating
     East Africa Rift Zone  (2 views)
     Great Basin- Nevada  (3 views)
     Rio Grande Rift- New Mexico   (3 views)
Ocean Crust Separating
     Red Sea-Africa  (3 views)
     Gulf of California  (4 views)
     Mid-Atlantic Ridge  (3 views)

     Iceland (4 views)

CONVERGENCE
Ocean Crust to Ocean Crust
    
Aleutian Islands- Alaska  (3 views)
     Indonesia-Java Trench  (4 views)
     Japanese Islands  (3 views)
     Caribbean Islands- Puerto Rico Trench  (4 views)

Ocean Crust to Continental Crust
     Andes Mountains- South America  (2 views)
    
Andes Mountains: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Mines    (111 views)
Continental Crust to Continental Crust
     Himalaya Mountains- Asia  (3 views)
     Appalachian Mountains- USA  (5 views)

     Ural Mountains- Russia  (8 views)

TRANSFORM Faults
    San Andreas Fault- California  (4 views)
    
   

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