tectonics - Our Restless Planet Objectives W hat is the...

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Our Restless Planet
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Objectives " What is the continental drift theory? " What is the sea-floor spreading concept? " What is plate tectonics? " Plate boundaries " How the lithosphere moves " Philippine tectonics
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Wegener and the Migrating Continents
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Continental Drift Theory Introduced by Alfred L. Wegener in his book “The Origin of Continents and Oceans” in 1915
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PANGAEA Gondwanaland Laurasia
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Evidence for Continental Drift Jigsaw puzzle fit Present-day continents South America Africa
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Evidence for Continental Drift Fossils Africa
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Evidence for Continental Drift Rock type and structural similarities - rocks found in one continent closely match (in age and type) those rocks found in the matching continent South America Africa
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Evidence for Continental Drift Rock type and structural similarities - matching mountain belts South America Africa
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Evidence for Continental Drift Paleoclimatic (ancient climate) evidence - layers of glacial deposits (same age) found in S. Africa and S. America, India and Australia South America Africa Why do we have glacial deposits in these places?
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Paleoclimatic (ancient climate) evidence - coal forms under tropical climates Why do we have coal deposits in the Antarctica? Antarctica must have been
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