<p><strong>Fig. 7.14.</strong> This map of the world shows the earth’s major tectonic plates. Arrows indicate the direction of plate movement. This map only shows the 15 largest tectonic plates.</p>

Fig. 7.14. This map of the world shows the earth’s major tectonic plates. Arrows indicate the direction of plate movement. This map only shows the 15 largest tectonic plates.

Image courtesy of United States Geological Survey (USGS)