Mapping Plate Boundaries with Earthquakes
Mapping Plate Boundaries with Earthquakes Questions:
Write your answers in complete sentences.
- Earthquakes occur on faults. Why would we use earthquakes to find plate boundaries?
- When locating plate boundaries using earthquake locations, what geologic reason was there for the lists of earthquakes to be broken up into smaller lists? Why not just one huge list?
- What is the relationship between the plates whose boundaries you identified with earthquake locations and the drifting continents of Pangaea?