News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet:
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
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Driving Through the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: A Compilation of Fear(somely cool geology)
Without a doubt, subduction zones are the most dangerous plate boundaries on the planet. Divergent plate boundaries produce earthquakes and occasional volcanoes, but nothing on the fearsome scale of the calderas and stratovolcanoes and magnitude 9 earthquakes experienced at convergent boundaries. Transform boundaries produce earthquakes, but they are magnitudes smaller than those produced at