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Part C: Tectonic Plates

 

  1. Compare your world map from Part B which has the earthquakes plotted on it to a tectonic plate map below.
     
  2. Explain the pattern that you see regarding earthquakes and the tectonic plates.











     
  3. Speculate on why you think earthquakes occur predominantly in certain locations and not in others.

     






 






 

 

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