The Plate Tectonic Tour!

Come along on this educational tour to 3 crustal features.

See the 3 crustal features.

On this tour we will be visiting 3 interesting scientific locations including the San Andreas Fault, a transform boundary, the Appalachian mountains, a convergent boundary, and the East African Rift Valley, a divergent plate boundary.

The 3 Locations:

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Above is a topographic map of the San Andreas fault. To read a topographic map, you must know what each line represents a contour interval, in this case 5. The numbers on the lines are the height of that section in meters. Keep in mind that it is slopes up towards the highest number.