Ocean Geography and Geology

How did the Hawaiian Islands form? What about the San Andreas Fault? Discover how various geologic features were formed by the slow movement of Earth's tectonic plates.

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geography, geology, Hawaiian Islands, East Pacific Rise, Marianas Trench, San Andreas Fault, continental crust, convergent, divergent, transform, plates, boundary, earthquakes, mountains, hot spot, games