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Re: More questions on the Burma microplate (allegedly where the quake occurred)



On Saturday 01 Jan 2005 20:40, David Marjanovic wrote:
> > http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqinthenews/2004/usslav/
>
> Wow!
>
> Interesting that the "Burma" plate just touches Burma, let alone the
> Malacca peninsula or strait. Why wasn't it called, say, "Andaman
> plate"?

Probably to avoid confusion with Andaman basin which covers only part of 
the Burma microplate.

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Gautam Majumdar

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