Talk:Kula Plate

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The current version states: "The name Kula is from a Native American word meaning all gone.[1] Although the name Kula means all gone in the Native American language, a small remnant of the Kula Plate still exists."

This is incomprehensible nonsense; there is no such thing as "the Native American language". There are hundreds of distinct Native American languages in the U.S. and Canada alone, not to even mention Central and South America. What language is being referred to - can someone fix this, or if no more precise information can be found, maybe it'd be better to delete this? --87.95.108.25 (talk) 11:56, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Some people believe that the language exists and the differences are dialects. I don't know this situation for certain, but someone must clear this up. --Sneaky Oviraptor18talk edits tribute 17:45, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

The fragmenting off, and steep subduction angle, of the Kula plate, resemble the fragmenting off of the Nazca plate (from the Farallon plate), due to steep subduction under central South America. 66.235.38.214 (talk) 00:43, 29 September 2012 (UTC)