An updated digital model of plate boundaries

  title={An updated digital model of plate boundaries},
  author={P. Bird},
  • P. Bird
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Geology
  • Geochemistry
A global set of present plate boundaries on the Earth is presented in digital form. Most come from sources in the literature. A few boundaries are newly interpreted from topography, volcanism, and/or seismicity, taking into account relative plate velocities from magnetic anomalies, moment tensor solutions, and/or geodesy. In addition to the 14 large plates whose motion was described by the NUVEL‐1A poles (Africa, Antarctica, Arabia, Australia, Caribbean, Cocos, Eurasia, India, Juan de Fuca… 
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