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The tectonic plates are slabs of lithosphere that are outlined by earthquake epicenters.

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    Earth's Tectonic Plates

    Earth's Tectonic Plates

    by CK-12 //basic
    Earth's tectonic plates and how they move.
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    Plate Tectonics

    Plate Tectonics

    by CK-12 //basic
    This site features two videos, the first of which reviews Earth's tectonic plates, as well as Earth's layers. The second video talks about the way Earth's tectonic plates affect humans around the world!
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    Why Isn't Olympus Mons on Earth?

    Why Isn't Olympus Mons on Earth?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Earth has limits on the size of mountains it can support.
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