Arabian Plate One of the present-day minor lithospheric plates, separated from the African Plate by the spreading Red Sea, the continuation of the Carlsberg Ridge into the Gulf of Aden, and the Dead Sea transform system, while the boundary with the Indo-Australian Plate is the Owen Fracture Zone; the plate is colliding with the Iran Plate.
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