A map of the tectonic plates of the earth. Where plates collide (convergent boundaries), mountain building and volcanism occurs. Where plates are spreading (divergent boundaries) new crust is being created. Modified from: R.J. Lillie. 2005. Parks and Plates.
Originally uploaded in Integrating Research and Education:Montana Geoheritage Project:Montana-Yellowstone Geologic Field Guide Database.
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