A coastal map including tectonic plate locations or fault-lines shows the tectonic plate boundaries in California. The coastline of California marks the border between the North American and Pacific plates. More » World View Social Sciences

A plate boundary is a location where two tectonic plates meet. There are three different types of tectonic plate boundaries, which are defined by the relative motion of each plate. The three types of plate boundaries are... More » Science Earth Science Plate Tectonics

The theory of plate tectonics states that the Earth's surface, the upper mantle and crust, was once made up of enormous rock plates that broke into smaller pieces approximately 300 million years ago. These smaller, broke... More » Science Earth Science Geology
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