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    Dec 19, 2011, 12:06 PM
    Why do the British Isles not experience tectonic activity at present?
    Plate tectonics and the British Isles
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    Dec 19, 2011, 01:29 PM
    Actually the UK does have some plate shifting, but as it is not located on the intersection of any major plates it is not adverse in its nature.
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    Dec 19, 2011, 03:24 PM
    If you Google "geology.com" and search for "plate tectonics", you will see why.

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