Name the major tectonic plates. What are the three types of tectonic plate movements?
Major tectonic plates of the world are listed below:
- Pacific plate
- North American plate
- South American plate
- African plate
- Indo-Australian plate
- Eurasian plate
- Antarctic plate
Three types of tectonic plate movements are as follows :
- Converging When two plates move towards each other.
- Diverging When two plates move away from each other.
- Transformational When two plates horizontally past each other.