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  • Gulf of A
  • A full triple junction was achieved in the Early Pliocene when the MER penetrated into the Afar region, where the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea rifts were already moving toward a connection via the volcanic ranges of northern Afar. (springer.com)
  • The tectonic movement and interaction of the Arabian and the African plates constituting rifts of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden are the principal cause of earthquakes in Yemen, which are known from historical sources over the last millenniums [ 1 - 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • volcanic
  • The tectonic processes that shape the habitable surface environment impact humanity in a number of ways, including by producing major natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and landslides, influencing climate and weather over a variety of length and time scales, and establishing the framework for the deposition and storage of major earth resources. (columbia.edu)
  • features
  • But until now, the strongest observational hints of the tubes' existence came from a smattering of detectable surface features, including skylights and rilles, channel-like depressions thought to form when tubes collapse. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • major
  • The state of Djibouti is predominantly inhabited by two ethnic groups, the Somali and the Afar people, the Somalis being the major ethnic group of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • evolution
  • Modes of rifting in magma-rich settings: Tectono-magmatic evolution of Central Afar di Stab et al. (cnr.it)