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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 »

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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 »

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, tectonic plates are massive, irregular-shaped slabs of solid rock, composed of oceanic and continental lithosphere. The continental crust is made up of lightweight mineral... More »

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California employers pay a state unemployment tax that covers unemployment benefits. Each employer pays these taxes, which are determined on an annual basis. More »

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The most common type of igneous rock, basalt, also known as malfic rock, can be found on oceanic plates at divergent plate boundaries. Intermediate and felsic igneous rocks show up along continental margins, as well. Bec... More »

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Political features on maps include boundaries for countries and states, locations of cities and other markings that help the viewer understand the expanse of different political entities. Features, such as bodies of wate... More »

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As of 2015, the Veterans' Administration lists nine VA medical center locations in California, along with one VA healthcare system and one domiciliary (residential treatment) location. The VA also lists 24 outpatient cli... More »

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