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4.14: Recommend Reading

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    Recommend reading! Learn more about Plate Tectonics Theory at these online resources prepared by the Smithsonian Institution and U.S. Geological Survey:

    This Dynamic Earth (The Story of Plate Tectonics) - this on-line booklet is used for teaching plate tectonics at schools and universities around the world. It has a companion map:

    This Dynamic Planet (World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Impact Craters, and Plate Tectonics
    (see Figure 4.66).

    Crustal age of the Seafloor Map: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geophysical Data Center [large image]

    This Dynamic Planet
    Figure 4.46. Plate Tectonic Features Map from "This Dynamic Planet."

    Field guides to the San Andreas Fault and other regional faults in the San Francisco Bay region.

    Where’s the San Andreas Fault? A Guidebook to Tracing the Fault on Public Lands in the San Francisco Bay Region
    Where's the Hayward Fault? A Green Guide to the Fault
    Geology Field Trips To California's Central Coast