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The Eurasian Plate
Eurasian Plate
is a tectonic plate which includes most of the continent of Eurasia
Eurasia
(a landmass consisting of the traditional continents of Europe
Europe
and Asia), with the notable exceptions of the Indian subcontinent, the Arabian subcontinent, and the area east of the Chersky Range
Chersky Range
in East Siberia. It also includes oceanic crust extending westward to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
and northward to the Gakkel Ridge. The eastern side is a boundary with the North American Plate
North American Plate
to the north and a boundary with the Philippine Sea Plate
Philippine Sea Plate
to the south and possibly with the Okhotsk Plate
Okhotsk Plate
and the Amurian Plate. The southerly side is a boundary with the African Plate
African Plate
to the west, the Arabian Plate in the middle and the Indo-Australian Plate
Indo-Australian Plate
to the east. The westerly side is a divergent boundary with the North American Plate forming the northernmost part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which is straddled by Iceland. All of the volcanic eruptions in Iceland, such as the 1973 eruption of Eldfell, the 1783 eruption of Laki, and the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, are caused by the North American and the Eurasian plates moving apart, which is a result of divergent plate boundary forces.

Eurasian & Anatolian Plates The geodynamics of central Asia
Asia
is dominated by the interaction between the Eurasian and Indian Plates. In this area, many subplates or crust blocks have been recognized, which form the Central Asian
Central Asian
and the East Asian
East Asian
transit zones.[2]

See also[edit] Sunda Plate References[edit]

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