The Major rivers of the world

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Earthquake region

  • The greatest concentration of earthquakes is found around the Pacific Ocean.

  • Another stretches from the Mediterranean sea to the Hilmalayas.

  • Both areas are the plates moving towards each other.

  • The volcanic belt coincide with the major earthquake zone.THE EARTHQUAKE REGIONS

THE PLATES AND THE RING OF FIRE REGION


PLATES

What is a PLATE?

Plate is a crust together with the upper part of mantle is divided into pieces. Plate is like a jig-saw puzzle frame to the earth’s crust. There are many major plates and several smaller ones can be found.  The earth is made up of moving plate is put forward in the Plate Tectonics Theory.