Hawaii Sits on What Tectonic Plate?


Hawaii is located atop the Pacific Plate, which borders the Australian Plate, the North American Plate, and the Nazca Plate. A hot spot in the interior of the Pacific Plate is responsible for the formation of the Hawaiian islands.
Q&A Related to "Hawaii Sits on What Tectonic Plate?"
The Pacific plate. Source(s) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Plate….
Hawaii isn't on the edge of tectonic plates like Japan and California, it's
Nevada is on the North American Plate as is the entire U.S. apart from Hawaii and part of California.
The widely-held plate tectonics theory posits that the Earth's surface, or lithosphere, is divided into a number of different sections, known as plates. Plates may contain continents
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