Latest Convergent boundary Stories
Sudden tectonic plate movements have puzzled scientists for decades, but now they believe they have the answer. And like fried chicken, it's all in the crust.
Scientists believe they have uncovered evidence that a new subduction zone may one day close the Atlantic Ocean, according to an article in EARTH Magazine.
The activation of a passive plate boundary in the Atlantic Ocean could ultimately result in continental Europe moving closer to the US, according to new research appearing in the journal Geology.
Water deep underground helps subduction zones of tectonic plates mature, making the zone capable of generating powerful earthquakes, U.S.
New Zealand is the site of one of the world's youngest subduction zones, where the Pacific Plate of Earth's crust dives beneath the Australian Plate
Geoscientists remain somewhat perplexed as they work to understand exactly what happened during an earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked the Solomon Islands in 2007.
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