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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_tectonics

Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of 7 large plates and the ..... One of the most significant correlations discovered to date is that lithospheric plates attached to downgoing (subducting) plates move much faster ...

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/techist.html

Plate Tectonics: The Rocky History of an Idea ... that the same fossilized plants and animals from the same time period were found in South America and Africa.

scecinfo.usc.edu/education/k12/learn/plate2.htm

Aug 13, 1998 ... Plate tectonic theory had its beginnings in 1915 when Alfred ... there were fossils of similar species found on continents that are now separated ...

www.visionlearning.com/en/library/Earth-Science/6/Origins-of-Plate-Tectonic-Theory/65

Ongoing Evidence for Plate Tectonics ... Most surprising to scientists, a long ridge was found to run down the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, rising 1 to 2 km above ...

www.earthobservatory.sg/faq-on-earth-sciences/brief-history-plate-tectonics-theory

The theory of plate tectonics was not created from scratch by a genius' mind. ... After the war, marine geology was developed, which led to the discovery of the ...

www.nytimes.com/2011/01/16/weekinreview/16chang.html

Jan 15, 2011 ... As plates pull apart, crash together, slide past each other, they fuel ... “Obviously, plate tectonics was an enormous unifying theory that began to make ... Found at the Scene in Manchester: Shrapnel, a Backpack and a Battery ...

www.britannica.com/science/plate-tectonics/Timeline-of-the-development-of-the-theory-of-plate-tectonics

Apr 18, 2017 ... Scientists later found that earthquakes and volcanic activity occur almost ... The extent to which plate tectonics has influenced Earth's evolution ...

www.livescience.com/37706-what-is-plate-tectonics.html

Mar 21, 2016 ... Plate tectonics is the theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into ... Many spectacular volcanoes are found along subduction zones, such as the ...

www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/greatest-discoveries/videos/100-greatest-discoveries-plate-tectonics

Bill Nye and geologist, Dr. Neal Driscoll visit the California coastline where the Pacific and North American plates collide to help explain the phenomenon and ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/historical.html

Aug 7, 2012 ... The theory of plate tectonics states that the Earth's outermost layer is ... unusual geologic structures and of plant and animal fossils found on the ...