Subduction Boundary Lab


Description: In this lab activity, you will plot and compare actual earthquake foci data from two areas where subduction is currently occurring. One of the areas includes the Tonga Islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The other area is along the coastline of Chile.

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Created by: Howard Barnes Added: 2005-09-01

Earth Science (Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics) Views: 2590

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