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

On Sunday 02 Jan 2005 16:34, David Marjanovic wrote:
> > Probably to avoid confusion with Andaman basin which covers only
> > part of the Burma microplate.
> What about the Andaman islands, which are entirely on the plate? Or
> the Nicobar islands (ditto)?
Yes. Both groups of islands are entirely on the Burma microplate. As 
Burma has changed its name back to an earlier one - Myanmar - they may 
ask the name of the microplate to be changed as well :-)


Gautam Majumdar

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