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Description:

This portal provides information on the seismicity and plate tectonics of the active boundary between the North American plate and the northeast corner of the Caribbean plate, and the research program being conducted there by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). There are links to maps and remote imagery of the plate boundary and the Caribbean Trench, and to publications and news articles on seismic and tsunami hazards, seafloor mapping, plate interactions, and submarine slides. There is also a movie that describes the geologic background and USGS research efforts in the area.

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  • Science > General

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English

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