Will it be hard to find planets with live plate tectonics?

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Are live plate tectonics unique?
 

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mathman
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The only planet around that we could try to look at for this purpose is Mars. I don't know if scientists have gotten to that point yet.
 
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One of Jupiter's moons is deformed because of the plate tectonics, Io. Or is it Jupiter doing that? I forget.

Googling it real quickly turned up this:

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/io.htm
 

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