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Chapter 33 Earth's Surface-Land and Water
Where the Action ls-continued
a. Do earthquakes and volcanic activity generally occur in the same places?
b. If so, why would this be true?
3. Compare the two maps on the next page.
a. Can you see the pattern?
b. Briefly give an explanation for the pattern.
4. Now investigate the map that shows the main tectonic plates. Relate the location of folded
mountains, earthquakes, and volcanic activity to tectonic plate boundaries.
Pacific Plate
ic Plate
__...___�--- ----
... .
. ---·· .Plate
Plate boundary
Direction that plate is moving
What pattern do you see?