Earth Cross Section
San Andreas Fault
Steel Frame Buildings
Tsunami Evacuation Route Sign
Map of Tectonic Plates (labeled)
Map of Tectonic Plates (unlabeled)
Constructive, Destructive and Conservative Boundaries (labeled)
Constructive, Destructive and Conservative Boundaries (unlabeled)
Global Distribution of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Although the Earth's surface may seem very static, it's actually moving.
The rising and falling of heat deep inside the Earth causes convection currents.
These can drag the plates apart, causing them to travel a few centimeters every year.
This might not seem much, but the effects are dramatic.
It's what causes earthquakes, ...
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