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Blog Posts Tagged "subduction zone"
Submitted by James Brey on Tue, 09/14/2010 - 23:05
Submitted by Kevin Kurtz on Mon, 12/20/2010 - 14:19
If you look at the picture that accompanies this blog, you will notice that just to the left of the Louisville seamount trail is a dark blue line that runs all the way down to New Zealand. That line is a boundary. To the left of it all the volcanoes (and there are a lot of them) are in the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Submitted by Kevin Kurtz on Thu, 01/13/2011 - 18:54
Someday, seventy million years from now when the cockroach people are the dominant species on the planet, they are going to have their own marine research drilling program and are going to be drilling on a seamount whose top is 1,500 meters below the surface, and are going to be surprised when they discover a sedimentary core that has a Don Ho record in it, because it turns out the seamount is
Submitted by Jennifer Saltzman on Tue, 03/22/2011 - 09:02
In school, students learn the basic facts of plate tectonics. They usually can tell you that there are something called plates that cover the Earth’s surface. They also know that when plates come together the interesting things happen. They may mention earthquakes and volcanoes. They might recall that subduction or convergence is when one plate moves under another.