Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics

Name: _________________________________       Date: _____________

When and where on the planet have volcanoes erupted recently? Which of the planet's tectonic plates were involved? You'll find out in this Planet Diary activity.

Check out the Weekly Volcanic Activity report. Choose any eight current eruptions to complete the first three columns of the table below.

To complete the last column, refer to this USGS map of tectonic plates. This world map will help match latitude/longitude of the volcanoes to their plates.

Volcano Country Latitude/ Longitude Tectonic Plates