Theory of Plate Tectonics

By: Lona Hoogeveen

Theory of Plate Tectonics

the lithosphere is divided into 8 large plates and a number of smaller ones that ride atop the asthenosphere


Continental continental convergence

powerful collision to force the ground upward
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Transform Fault

two pieces of the earth rub side by side of each other

Divergent Boundary: Simi Valley, California

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Oceanic- Oceanic Convergence: Nishinoshima

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Oceanic- Continental Convergence: Mt. Everest

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Real World Picture of Divergent Boundaries

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Real World Picture of Oceanic- Oceanic Convergence Boundaries

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Real World Picture of Oceanic- Continental Convergence Boundaries

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Real World Picture of Continental- Continental Convergence Boundaries

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Real World Picture of Transform- Fault Boundaries

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