Terrane Formation


Title: Terrane Formation.
Caption: This animation examines how terranes can accrete to continental lithosphere. It follows a volcanic island arc and a seamount over the course of 100 million years as tectonic processes force them onto a continent.
Keywords: plate tectonics, tectonic plates, convergent plate boundary, convergent plate boundaries, subduction, volcanism, volcanic island arcs, seamounts, accreted terranes, continental lithosphere, oceanic lithosphere