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Caribbean Plate


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One of the present-day minor lithospheric plates, which is subducting beneath the Antilles in the east, with the Cocos Plate subducting beneath it on the western side of Central America. The northern and southern boundaries are both faults: the Bartlett Fault separates it from the N. American Plate and the Bocono Fault from the S. American Plate.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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