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An introduction to geology
An introduction to geology

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1.12 Plate tectonics – part 2

In the previous section you looked at the different plates of the world. You will revisit this in the activity below.

Activity 1.4 Tectonic plates

Timing: Allow about 5 minutes

Looking at the map, can you see which plate you live on? What’s the closest plate margin to your home and what sort is it – constructive, destructive or conservative? Makes some brief notes below.

Figure 1.14 (repeated) Plate boundaries and boundary types
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