tectonic plates

The lie of the land

The COMET mission should provide unparalleled detailed observation of planet Earth’s surface and any millimetre changes to its height and location. The UK’s COMET (Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tectonics) is obviously searching for physical precursor signs of natural disasters involving plate tectonics and our globes continental and oceanic crusts. …

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Mariana Trench: new tectonic plate and surprising deep sea volcano?

Mariana Trench record deep tectonic plate volcano rocks

Not just perhaps a new tectonic plate discovered deep in the Mariana Trench but also surprisingly deep volcanic activity at over 3 miles deep with volcanic glass evidence. New deep undersea tectonic plate discovered? … a sample collected from an earlier expedition suggested that a previously undiscovered tectonic plate lies at the bottom of the …

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