Techtonic Plate: Volcanic Activity + Earthquakes

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Techtonic Plates

(http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/tectonic.gif)

There are 7 major plates, and 12 smaller ones. 

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Plate Boundries

Different types of boundries:-

A  Constructive/Diverging  plate boundries (e.g. North American and Eurasian Plates)

(http://www.geology110.com/files/lecshare1/html/images/objects/obj50-1.jpg)

B Destructive/Convergent Plate Boundries (e.g. South American and Nazca Plates)

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bzgEAlzRGDI/TYqnBVUIYlI/AAAAAAAAAHo/qz_cdUXBfds/s1600/obj51-1.jpg)

C Transform/Conservative  Plate Boundries

(http://www.age-of-the-sage.org/tectonic_plates/volcanoes_earthquakes.gif)

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