Comparison of the idealized rigid plate boundaries

Comparison of the idealized rigid plate boundaries

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Seismic velocity contrasts possibly associated with the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary under New England

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Comparison of the idealized rigid plate boundaries (thin lines) and the adjacent broad regions currently undergoing diffuse deformation (red) as indicated by seismicity, topography, and other evidence of faulting. Source: http://www.unavco.org/

Date Taken: February 18, 2009
Photographer / Contributor: IRIS Consortium

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