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Figure 3.15 The mid-oceanic ridge, offset by fracture zones. Darker lines indicate
the ridge crest; lighter lines show the fracture zones. trench and dip landward
under continents or island arcs (figure 3. 14). Volcanoes are found above the
Fracture zones are major lines of weakness in the earth's crust that cross the mid-
oceanic ridge at approximately right angles (figures 3.15 and 3.16). The rift valley
of the mid-oceanic ridge is offset in many places across fracture zones (figure ...
Another rigorous test of plate motion has been made by studying the seismicity of
fracture zones. The mid-oceanic ridge is offset along fracture zones (figure 3.18).
Conceivably, the mid-oceanic ridge was once continuous across a fracture ...
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