Plate Tectonics

Central India Has a Tectonic New Collision Zone

Most of the seismic activity in Asia occurs in highly deformed orogenic belts and is triggered by active deformations of the crust owing to India-Asia collision zone. However, unusual seismic activity occurs inside the continental Indian Plate (Fig. 1), which is often assumed to be a monolithic unyielding indenter. Although total number of events in the inner parts of the Indian Plate is less than that in the plate boundary zones, such as the Himalayas, the occurrence of strong earthquakes with magnitudes...

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics Quiz 2

We hope that you enjoyed playing our first quiz. Here is the next set of ten questions, a short inquest, on plate tectonics and related topics. If you can solve this then you are simply great. Do let us know your scores - all comments are welcome. You can also click on our previous quiz - the first inquest on Plate tectonics - Quiz 1. [os-widget path="/pranav1/inquest-2" of="pranav1" comments="false"]

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics Quiz 1

We present to you a series of quizzes based on various topics relating to geography, environment, climate and livelihood. The questions will be released in sets of ten everyday. Our first set of questions are based on plate tectonics. Check how much you know about the subject by going through this quiz. [os-widget path="/pranav1/inquest-1" of="pranav1" comments="false"]