Cocos Plate: Meaning and Definition of

Co'cos Plate"

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— Geol. Geol.
  1. a tectonic division of the earth's crust, coincident with the oceanic Guatemala Basin, and bounded on the north and east by the Central American Trench, on the west by the East Pacific Rise, and on the south by the Nazca Plate.
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