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Re: looking for clear explanation of the earthquake



I am clear that there is a Eurasian plate.

I think very possibly some would say it comprises a number of smaller
plates - do you have any idea where I could find out more?

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, Texas
villandra@austin.rr.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "K and T Dykes" <ktdykes@arcor.de>
To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>; "Dora Smith" <villandra@austin.rr.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 2:33 PM
Subject: Re: looking for clear explanation of the earthquake


> Hi Dora,
>  I don't know much but can perhaps help on one point.
>
> <<First of all, what are teh Burma and Sunda plates - besides part of the
> Eurasian Plate?>>
>
> There isn't a Euraisian Plate.  Geographical Asia contains a number of
> plates, (I seem to remember over a dozen are inovolved), and Europe banged
> into that collection.
>