60.2 MB (60.0 MB compressed)
5616 x 3744 pixels
47.5 x 31.8 cm ⏐ 18.7 x 12.5 in (300dpi)
PETER MATULAVICH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETER MATULAVICH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Subduction zone. Cutaway artwork showing the processes that occur at a subduction zone between two tectonic plates. An oceanic plate (left) is descending beneath a continental plate (right). At the boundary, new rock is formed from volcanic eruptions as the oceanic plate melts and molten rock rises to the surface.
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