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published by the Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR
This site from the University of Nevada at Reno provides a large number of images that illustrate plate tectonics and the resulting volcanoes and earthquakes. Diagrams and maps, along with numerous satellite images, show the effect of plate tectonics on Earth's surface. Links provide further information.
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image credit: NASA/JPL/NGA; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from February 1, 2010 until February 16, 2010. View the feature here!


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Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 13, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jun 20, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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August 8, 2007
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AIP Format
(Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR, Reno, 1997), WWW Document, (http://crack.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes (Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR, Reno, 1997), <http://crack.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html>.
APA Format
Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes. (2007, August 8). Retrieved April 24, 2014, from Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR: http://crack.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html
Chicago Format
Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR. Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes. Reno: Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR, August 8, 2007. http://crack.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html (accessed 24 April 2014).
MLA Format
Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes. Reno: Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR, 1997. 8 Aug. 2007. 24 Apr. 2014 <http://crack.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes}, Publisher = {Nevada Seismological Lab, UNR}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {24 April 2014}, Month = {August 8, 2007}, Year = {1997} }
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