esc1000c earth science plate boundaries

Name_________________________

58 points total

Directions. Use the map on the last page to fill in the following charts. You can type

the answers directly into this document then turn it into the drop box. It might be

helpful to print the map so you can easily refer to it as you work.

Convergent Plate Boundaries.

Fill in the name and relative direction that the

subducting and overriding plates are moving (16 points)

Trenches

Name the subducting plate and

give its relative direction.

Name the overriding plate and

give its relative direction

Peru-Chile

Aleutian

Tonga

Mariana

Divergent Plate Boundaries.

Fill in the name and relative direction that the plates

are moving. (24 points)

Ridge

Name the two diverging plates and give their relative

directions

Mid-Indian Ridge

Mid- Atlantic ridge (north

of the Equator)

East Pacific Ridge

Mid- Atlantic ridge (south

of the Equator)

Southeast Indian ridge

Southwest Indian Ridge

Transform Plate Boundary.

Fill in the name and relative direction that the plates

are moving. (4 points)

Name

Name the two sliding plates and give their relative

directions

San Andreas Fault

Hot Spots.

Check either at a plate boundary or far from a plate boundary. (9 points)

Check one

Name

At a plate boundary

Far from a boundary

Hawaii

Galapagos

Canary Islands

Iceland

St. Helena

Bouvet

Easter Island

Tasman

Yellowstone

Plate Boundaries by coordinates.

Give the type of plate boundary. (5 points)

Latitude

Longitude

Type of Boundary

50

o

N

180

50

o

S

50

o

W

50

o

S

30

o

E

20

o

S

80

o

W

55

o

S

140

o

W

This is just the same instructions as in the Word Document, use the file added to this assignment.