Where can volcanic eruption take place next? Can you guess?
Volcanoes related to plate boundaries
Topographic maps reveal the locations of large earthquakes and indicate the boundaries of the 12 major tectonic plates. For example,the Pacific Plate is bounded by the
earthquake zones of New Zealand, New Guinea, the Mariana Islands, Japan, Kamchatka, the Aleutian Islands, western North America, the East Pacific Rise, and the
The Earth's plates, which move horizontally with respect to one another at a rate of a few centimetres per year, form three basic types of boundaries: convergent, divergent, ...more