Kōrero: Earthquakes

Plate boundaries, earthquakes and volcanoes (1 o 2)

This map shows the location of worldwide large earthquakes between 1980 and 1990. Earthquakes occur on plate boundaries, including the boundary between the Pacific and Australian plates, which runs through New Zealand. Also shown are active volcanoes.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research and NGDC/NOAA - National Geophysical Data Centre, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - What causes earthquakes?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/4397/plate-boundaries-earthquakes-and-volcanoes (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017