Juan Fernández Plate
|Juan Fernández Plate|
|Approx. Area||96,000 km2|
1Relative to the African Plate
The Juan Fernández Plate is a small tectonic plate located at the triple junction between the Nazca Plate, Antarctic Plate and the Pacific Plate. It is moving in a clockwise direction. The Juan Fernández Islands of Chile are not carried on this plate as may be suggested by the name.
- Bird, P. (2003) "An updated digital model of plate boundaries", Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 4(3), 1027, ] doi:10.1029/2001GC000252.
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