8A70.87 - Tectonic Plates

Photo Credit: age-of-the-sage.org
Photo Credit: age-of-the-sage.org
Code Number:
Demo Title:
Tectonic Plates
Plate Tectonics
Area of Study:
Chem. and Physics

See also 8A70.87 in Astronomy.

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