plate tectonics profile with universal truths

Diagram showing a profile view of a mid-ocean ridge and two subduction zones; concept-driven visualization. Author has annotated those aspects of the diagram that are more or less always true.

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Figure is adapted from "The Blue Planet" by Skinner et al, fair use claimed for purpose of commentary.
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