Plate Tectonics - 883 Words
First proposed by Alfred Wegener the meteorologist, the theory of continental drift supports the belief that the Earth's continents once were a single land mass. This land mass, which was named ‘Pangaea’, broke up, and its various parts drifted away from one another. Known as the Jigsaw fit, where countries fitted together but broke apart from Pangaea, shown by South America fitting into Africa.
There is a lot of evidence that supports the theory, including paleomagnetism,...
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