Indo-Australian plate

tectonic plate
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The Indo-Australian plate is a major tectonic plate.

In orange and red is the Indo-Australian plate, divided between the Indian plate and the Australian plate

It includes the continent of Australia and surrounding ocean. To the northwest it includes the Indian subcontinent and adjacent waters. It was formed by the fusion of Indian and Australian plates about 43 million years ago.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Indo-Australian Plate". austhrutime.com.