Solomons Cartoon (image) Penn State Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a cartoon of the tectonic plates in the Solomon Islands area showing subduction beneath the Pacific plate. The Pacific plate is not shown. Credit Kevin Furlong, Penn State Usage Restrictions Non advertising use only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.