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The Afar Triangle – “side C” calculated

The Afar Triangle refers to mathematics, and with mathematics it is possible explain it’s shape. A calculation for the 12th parallel gives the direction N34°W. The simple drawing on a Google map shows:

Afar Triangle 03

Looking into the details of the triple junction clearly become easier when accurate calculations of the basic forces shaping the tectonics are possible.

 

 

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