Where are tectonic plates located?

Asked by Howard Gutierrez on September 18, 2021

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The outermost part of Earth's structure is known as the lithosphere. The lithosphere consists of the crust and small portion of the upper mantle. The lithosphere is divided into a number of tectonic plates. These plates move and interact with one another, driven by convectional forces within theEarth.

What is it called when two plates meet? The location where two platesmeet is called a plate boundary.

What plate matches perfectly with the Ring of Fire? Pacific Plate

What is the ring of fire and where is it located? Pacific Ocean