Posts Tagged ‘plate’

The birth and death of a tectonic plate

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Several hundred miles off the Pacific Northwest coast, a small tectonic plate called the Juan de Fuca is slowly sliding under the North American continent. This subduction has created a collision zone with the potential to generate huge earthquakes and accompanying tsunamis, which happen when faulted rock abruptly […]