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|