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Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes Karan Wittman Andrus Elementary Meridian, Idaho

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Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Karan Wittman Andrus Elementary Meridian, Idaho. Plate Tectonics. Major Plate Map. Plate Tectonics. Global Distribution of Earthquakes. Plate Tectonics. Ring of Fire Map. Plate Tectonics. Convection Cells and Subduction Zones. Plate Tectonics. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Karan WittmanAndrus Elementary

Meridian, Idaho

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Plate Tectonics

Major Plate Map

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Global Distribution of Earthquakes

Plate Tectonics

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Convection Cells and Subduction Zones

Plate Tectonics

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Plate Boundaries

Plate Tectonics

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Plate Tectonics

Divergent Plate Boundary

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Plate Tectonics

Subduction Zone Oceanic Plate Sliding Under Oceanic Plate

Oceanic Plate

Oceanic Plate

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Plate Tectonics

Volcanoes Form Above the Subductioon Zones

Oceanic PlateOceanic Plate

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Plate Tectonics

Subduction Zone Oceanic Plate Sliding Under Crustal Plate

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Plate Tectonics

Transform Fault

Divergent Ridge

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Plate Tectonics

Volcanoes Associated With Subduction Zones

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Strike-Slip

Reverse Fault

Normal

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Strike-slip Fault Example

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1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Strike-slip Fault Example

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Dixie Valley-Fairview Peaks, Nevada earthquakeDecember 16, 1954

Normal Fault Example

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Normal Fault Example

Hebgen Lake Fault, Montana 1959

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Normal Fault Example

Borah Peak Earthquake Scarp 1983

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Reverse Fault Example

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Reverse Fault Example

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Seismic Waves

P Wave

S Wave

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Northridge, CA 1994

Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

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Loma Prieta, CA 1989

KGO-TV News ABC-7

Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

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Kobe, Japan 1995

Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

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Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

Building collapse in the City of Tungshih, China 1999

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Landers, CA 1992

Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

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Reverse Offset of 9.3 Meters Through Right Abutment of Shihkang Dam, China

9.3 meters

Relative Movement of Reverse Fault

Earthquake Effects - Ground Shaking

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The San Andreas Fault

Pacific-North American Plate Boundary