The Marianas Islands

1. Remember plate tectonics?

2. Remember there are two types of islands: Continental and Oceanic.

3. There are two types of oceanic (true) islands.

4. We are not like Hawaii (Hot Spot System)!

5. We are an Arc System...

 

Uracas  Maug   Ascuncion  Agrigan   Pagan  Alamagan   Guguan  Sarigan   Anatahan  Medinilla

Saipan  Tinian   Aguihan  Rota   Guam

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