Tag Archives: plate tectonics

Iceland volcano may last months or even years!

I’ve been slow to put up a post about the Icelandic volcano because the story keeps getting more interesting; every time I start a post, I hear a new interesting story about it and put it off! As we’ve discussed … Continue reading

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Plate Boundary animations

(Updated to fix incorrect link.) Here are the plate boundary animations I showed you in class today. You should also review the diagram on p. 34-35. Good luck on Monday’s quest! Continental Drift: drag the continents to see how they … Continue reading

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Geologic effects of the Chilean Earthquake

As we discussed in class, the recent Chilean Earthquake was fifth most powerful earthquake recorded in the past hundred years, at a magnitude of 8.8. When quakes get that strong, they cause changes to the Earth. The articles below discuss … Continue reading

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