Consider the following statements:

  1. The Nazca Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate in the south-eastern Pacific Ocean basin
  2. The Nubia Plate is a North American tectonic plate covering most of North America, Greenland & Cuba

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

The Nazca Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate in the eastern Pacific Ocean basin off the west coast of South America. It has been named as named after the Nazca region of southern Peru. Nubia Plate also known as African plate is a plate with geographically large area that encompasses the North West region of the African continent.

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