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Sea Floor Spreading Centre by Gay Walker



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Sea Floor Spreading Centre by Gay Walker
32" x 40"   © 2010   

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The Mid-Atlantic Ridge spreads symmetrically from a volcanically active central trench to form a series of mountain ranges, segmented by transform faults. On maps this pattern looks to me like Seminole patchwork, so that is the technique I’ve used to illustrate it.

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