World tectonic plates, global map

World tectonic plates, global map

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Caption: World tectonic plates. Global map of the Earth's fifteen tectonic plates, including continents and plate boundaries (yellow lines). The eight major plates are the: African Plate, Antarctic Plate, Indian Plate, Australian Plate, Eurasian Plate, North American Plate, South American Plate, and Pacific Plate. The seven minor plates are the: Arabian Plate (right of centre), Caribbean Plate (centre left), Juan de Fuca Plate (upper left), Cocos Plate (centre left), Nazca Plate (lower left), Philippine Sea Plate (far right), and Scotia Plate (lower left). The natural colours are shown on land, including vegetation (green), deserts (brown) and ice (white).

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