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Maoke Plate

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Maoke Plate

Maoke Plate
Type Minor
Movement1 north
Speed1 70mm/year
Features New Guinea
1Relative to the African Plate

The Maoke Plate is a small tectonic plate located in western New Guinea underlying the Sudirman Range from which the highest mountain on the island- Puncak Jaya rises. To its east is a convergent boundary with the Woodlark Plate. To the south lies a transform boundary with the Australian Plate and the Bird's Head Plate lies to the west.

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