Image credits
Image Credits:

Photos: Explore How Plates Affect Your World: Alaska earthquake: USGS; Mount St. Helens: U.S. Department of Interior; San Francisco earthquake: USGS; Hawaii: NASA; Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Chile earthquake: USGS; Mount Etna: NASA; Turkey earthquake: USGS; Mount Kilimanjaro: NASA; Himalayas mountains: NASA; Krakatau volcano: courtesy of R.W. Decker, http://www.doubledeckerpress.com; Mount Fuji: NASA and AMSR-E; How Plates Affect Our Planet: Mount Rainier: United States Geological Survey (USGS); Himalayas mountains: NASA; Appalachian mountains: National Park Service (NPS); Alaska earthquake: USGS; San Francisco earthquake: USGS; Hawaiian hot spot: USGS; Old Faithful geyser: INEEL; Illustrations: flat maps of the Earth: courtesy of AMNH; plate movements, event icons, Pangaea: Eric Hamilton; Earth cutaway: courtesy of AMNH