North American Plate

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North American Plate

North American Plate

On the interaction of the North Andes plate with the Caribbean and South American plates in northwestern South America from GPS geodesy and seismic data

Preliminary analysis of deformation at the Eurasia—Pacific—North America plate junction from GPS data

High-resolution Neogene and Quaternary estimates of Nubia-Eurasia-North America Plate motion

High-resolution estimates of Nubia–North America plate motion: 20 Ma to present

Anisotropy from SKS splitting across the Pacific-North America plate boundary offshore southern California

High-resolution reconstructions of Pacific–North America plate motion: 20 Ma to present

High-resolution Neogene reconstructions of Eurasia-North America Plate motion

A high-resolution model for Eurasia–North America plate kinematics since 20 Ma

The tectonic crustal stress field and style of faulting along the Pacific North America Plate boundary in Southern California

Active Pacific North America Plate boundary tectonics as evidenced by seismicity in the oceanic lithosphere offshore Baja California, Mexico

The dynamics of western North America: stress magnitudes and the relative role of gravitational potential energy, plate interaction at the boundary and basal tractions

Rolled Steel Plate Originating In or Exported from Canada (Dumping), Titan Industrial Corporation and ors v Secretaria de Comercio y Fomento Industrial, Decision of the Panel, Case MEX-96-1904-02, ITL 103 (NAFTA 1997), 3rd August 1998, North American Free Trade Association [NAFTA]


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One of the present-day major lithospheric plates, the N. American Plate extends from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in the east to a complex pattern of subduction zones and transform faults which form its boundaries with the Pacific, Juan de Fuca, Gorda, Cocos, Caribbean, and South American Plates in the west and south. Along the western side, the N. American Cordillera has been interpreted as a collage of accreted allochthonous terranes.

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