Figure 2: Map showing the locations of the Mariana Trench (white dashed line), Volcanic Arc (yellow dashed line), and back-arc spreading center (red line) and remnant arc (black dashed line).

Figure 2: Map showing the locations of the Mariana Trench (white dashed line), Volcanic Arc (yellow dashed line), and back-arc spreading center (red line) and remnant arc (black dashed line). Image courtesy of Bill Chadwick.

 

Related Links

The Geology of the Mariana Convergent Plate Region

2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer