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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 and the East Asian transit zones.[2] See also[edit]

Sunda Plate

References[edit]

^ "Sizes of Tectonic or Lithospheric Plates". Geology.about.com. 2014-03-05. Retrieved 2015-12-26.  ^ "Up-to-Date Geodynamics and Seismicity of Central Asia" by Y. Gatinsky, D. Rundquist, G. Vladova, T. Prokhodova

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Tectonic plates

Major

African Indo-Australian Plate Antarctic Eurasian North American Pacific South American

Minor

Amurian Arabian Caribbean Caroline Cocos Juan de Fuca Nazca Okhotsk Philippine Scotia Somali Yangtze

Other

Adriatic Aegean Sea Anatolian Australian Balmoral Reef Banda Sea Bird's Head Burma Capricorn Conway Reef Easter Explorer Futuna Galapagos Gonâve Gorda Greenland Halmahera Iberian Indian Iranian Juan Fernández Kerguelen Kermadec Madagascar Manus Maoke Mariana Molucca Sea New Hebrides Niuafo’ou North Andes North Bismarck North Galapagos Nubian Okinawa Panama Pelso Philippine Mobile Belt Rivera Sangihe Seychelles Shetland Solomon Sea South Bismarck South Sandwich Sunda Timor Tisza Tonga Woodlark

Historical

Baltic Bellingshausen Charcot Cimmeria Farallon Insular Intermontane Izanagi Kula Lhasa Malvinas Moa Phoenix

List of tectonic plates

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Jan Mayen Svalbard

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Geologic regions

Orogens

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Mountain ranges

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Oceanic basins

Atlantic Ocean Arctic Ocean Bay of Biscay Black Sea Mediterranean Sea Norwegian Sea

Intracontinental basins and grabens

Aquitaine Basin Barents Basin Baltic Sea Basin Central Lowlands Dnieper–Donets Rift Ebro Basin European Cenozoic Rift System Limagne Graben Mezen Basin Molasse Basin Moscow Basin North Sea Basin Oslo Rift Pannonian Basin Paris Basin Peri-Caspian Depression Timan-Pechora Basin White Sea Rift System

Tectonic plates and microcontinents

Adriatic Plate Aegean Sea Plate Anatolian Plate Eurasian Plate Iberian Plate Jan Mayen Microcontinent Misian Plate Pelso Plate Tisza Plate

Terranes

Armorican terrane Avalonia Baltica Cimmeria East European Craton Fennoscandian Craton Sarmatian Craton Volgo–Uralia

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Aeolian Islands Aggtelek Calanques de Piana Curonian Spit Dolomites Durmitor Geirangerfjord Giant's Causeway Glarus High Coast Jungfrau-Aletsch Jurassic Coast Komi Kvarken Laponia Messel Pit Meteora Monte Perdido Monte San Giorgio Mount Etna Nærøyfjord Pirin Plitvice Rhine Gorge Scandola Škocjan St Kilda Stevns Klint Surtsey Thingvellir

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Tectonic plates of Indochina
Indochina
(Eurasian Plate- Indian Plate
Indian Plate
Convergence Zone)

Plate tectonics

Burma Plate Eurasian Plate Indian Plate Sunda Plate Yangtze Plate

Faults and rift zones

Mae Chan Fault Red River Fault Sagaing Fault T

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