Geological configuration of Wallacea

9 Tectonic plates

In this diagram you can see the main tectonic plates that are slowly shifting around the surface of the planet. The Indian plate has for example pushed up the Himalayas. Our particular area of interest is the area of interaction between the Australian Plate and the Eurasian Plate.

Tectonic plates

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