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  • 1. Name:_______________________________________Period:_____ Date:___________________Global Tectonic PlatesReading, Interpreting and Understanding the Map of the Earths Lithospheric (Tectonic) PlatesReading the Earth Science Reference Tables...Directions: Base your answers to the following fill-in questions on the Tectonic Plates map which appears onthe back of this sheet, or from page 5 in the Earth Science Reference Tables.1. Dark (thick) ruled lines on the Tectonic Plates map indicate the location of which type of plate boundary?______________________________________________________________________________2. Light (thin) ruled lines on the Tectonic Plates map indicate the location of which types of plateboundaries?______________________________________________________________________________3. Which feature is characteristic and diagnostic of most convergent plate boundaries?______________________________________________________________________________4. Which feature is characteristic and diagnostic of most divergent plate boundaries?______________________________________________________________________________5. Which plate is framed entirely by convergent plate boundaries?______________________________________________________________________________6. The boundary between the Australian and Pacific Plates is:______________________________________________________________________________7. The distance between South America and Africa is______________________________________________________________________________8. The distance between India and Eurasia is______________________________________________________________________________9. What is the name of the boundary between the African and Antarctic Plate?______________________________________________________________________________10. The distance between North America and Africa is______________________________________________________________________________
  • 2. NAME:______________________CLASS:_____________________HOMEWORK#:_______________