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Name __Juliana Clifford__ _________ GOL 105: Physical Geology Plate Tectonics Lab Maps to use: This Dynamic Planet (USGS publications) - A Global Map/Atlas – The National Geographic Map below can be used or an equiv- alent one that includes geographic and sea floor features. ( Please copy the lab onto your computer before entering your answers into the tables provided, then save your copy and submit it to the instructor ) Directions: Please identify several examples of each of the following plate tectonic settings using the maps referenced above. Please read the legend at the bottom of the This Dynamic Planet Map which explains the symbols used on the map. For each example, provide a geographic name for the setting ( e.g ., the Andes Mountains, the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, etc .) and identify the tectonic plate(s) that are involved. The plate names are identified on the This Dynamic Planet Map. The This Dynamic Planet Map does not provide the names of associated geologic fea- tures. To find these you will need to use an atlas. Several geographic Atlases can be found on-line (I have provided a link to the global atlas of the national Geographic So-

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