In spite of large uncertainties, the estimated clockwise rotations are in broad agreement with our plate Model 1 and with paleomagnetic declination observations e. DiTullio , Evidence for changing plate motions in southwest Japan and reconstructions of the Philippine Sea plate , Isl. Cannon , Next-generation plate-tectonic reconstructions using GPlates , in Geoinformatics: Baltic Bellingshausen Charcot Cimmeria Farallon Insular Intermontane Izanagi Kula Lhasa Malvinas Moa Phoenix. Weissel , Tectonic history of the Shikoku marginal basin , Earth and Planetary Science Letters , 25 3 , — , doi: Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA Search for more papers by this author. In summary, we prefer Model 1 based on its superior fit to:
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What keeps them up then? The Sea of Okhotsk between the Kuril Islands and the mainland , however, is more like a large continental graben. In the absence of predatory animals, New Zealand is a paradise for birds , the most interesting of which are flightless. Island arcs are more flexible than continental arcs and can more easily reshape themselves as conditions along their subduction zones change. Small tremors which cause small, nondamaging tsunamis, also occur frequently. Since plates lack the cohesion to allow gaps to open up between them, ongoing Basin and Range extension carried by gravity-driven lower crustal flow accommodates the westward component of divergence along the predominantly transform Pacific-North American boundary.
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