Interpretation of geological maps

Interpretation of geological maps

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D TO DETERMINE THE RATE OF PLATE MOVEMENT RELATIVE TO A HOT- SPOT Ocean-floor spreading (Sect. 8. ... provide a means of determining the rate and direction of plate movement relative to geographical co-ordinates. ... It is not expected that students will need to perform this type of calculation at the beginning of their study of ocean-floor geology. ... A marks the point on the Pacific plate which was over the hot-spot (now marked by the active volcanoes on Hawaii, H) at theanbsp;...

Title:Interpretation of geological maps
Author:B. C. M. Butler, John David Bell
Publisher:Halsted Press - 1988


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