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Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading: Maps and Graphics, etc.
This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North America, South America, and Western Canada. The Ring of Fire is noted in some maps, and others offer data for the years 1994-1999.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-050
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading, Subduction Zones, "Hot Spots", and the "Ring of Fire"'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/home.html

Contact: Lyn Topinka
United States Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory