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NameJake OsburnGOL 105:Physical GeologyPlate Tectonics LabMaps to use:This Dynamic Planet (USGS publications)-A Global Map/Atlas – The National Geographic Map below can be used or anequivalent one that includes geographic and sea floor features.(Please copy the lab onto your computer before entering your answers into the tablesprovided, then save your copy and submit it to the instructor)Directions:Please identify several examples of each of the following plate tectonic settings usingthe maps referenced above.Please read the legend at the bottom of the This DynamicPlanet Map which explains the symbols used on the map.For each example, provide ageographic 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 identifiedon the This Dynamic Planet Map.The This Dynamic Planet Map does not provide the names of associated geologicfeatures.To find these you will need to use an atlas.Several geographic Atlases can befound on-line (I have provided a link to the global atlas of the national GeographicSociety), or you can use one that you may have access to at your home.Be sure youfind an atlas that contains the geographic names of the ocean floor features in additionto the geographic names of land features.Some features may have more than onegeographic feature associated with them.For instance, an ocean-continent convergent

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Term
Fall
Professor
elizabethdoyle
Tags
Plate Tectonics, plate, Eurasian Plates, geologic features phenomena

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