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Underwater Pictures That Present the Rising Hole Between Two Tectonic Plates

Rising hole: Alex Mustard, dived 80ft into the crevice between the North American and Eurasian plates close to Iceland to seize these spectacular pictures Swimming by way of an space of utmost pure magnificence, this diver surveys the underwater canyons … Continue reading

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Aerial Footage Present USA and European Tectonic Plates in Iceland Pulling Aside

The dramatic terrain – the be a part of between two tectonic plates – is widespread with vacationers who can discover the pure marvel on land and underwater Vacationers appear to be toys in these chook’s eye view photographs which … Continue reading

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Cold plates and hot melts: New data on history of Pacific Ring of Fire

 The graphic shows the early stages of the Izu-Bonin subduction zone. The active subduction zone has been moving eastwards throughout its history. The drilling took place where the process has begun. Credit: Philipp Brandl, GEOMAR About 2000 kilometers east of … Continue reading

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Cold plates and hot melts: New data on history of Pacific Ring of Fire

The movements of Earth’s tectonic plates shape the face of our planet. The sinking of one plate beneath another causes volcanism and earthquakes. Scientists have been able to drill and investigate the origin of a subduction zone for the first … Continue reading

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Earth’s tectonic plates won’t slide forever

Snapshot from a computer simulation that was calculated to model how heat flows through a planet’s interior. It comes from a time showing active plate tectonics. Those plates will stop sliding across Earth’s mantle, researchers predict. But not for a … Continue reading

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Understanding Volcanic Eruptions Where Plates Meet

(a) Tectonic map showing the geodynamic framework of the Mediterranean region. (b) Main structural features of Sicily and location of the volcanic areas studied in the V3 Project. Credit: Modified from Billi et al. A new project elucidates the relationships … Continue reading

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How the Earth’s Pacific plates collapsed?

Professor Arculus, The Australian National University. Credit: Charles Tambiah & MNF Scientists drilling into the ocean floor have for the first time found out what happens when one tectonic plate first gets pushed under another. The international expedition drilled into … Continue reading

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