EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonic Theory Development - Student - Fall 2010

EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonic Theory Development - Student - Fall 2010

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Unformatted text preview: Instructor: Dr. Largen Instructor: Dr. Largen Physical Environment: Physical Environment: Plate Tectonic Theory Plate Tectonic Theory Development Development Topics Topics development of theory of plate tectonics plate tectonics earthquakes volcanoes Plate Tectonics Plate Tectonics Theory of plate tectonics Theory of plate tectonics lines of evidence leading to current theory plate movements faulting and volcanoes Theory of plate tectonics Theory of plate tectonics 6 lines of evidence shapes of continents distribution of geologic features, fossils, some living species distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes sea floor topography age of volcanic islands sea floor magnetism & spreading Theory of plate tectonics Theory of plate tectonics 6 lines of evidence shapes of continents distribution of geologic features, fossils, some living species distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes sea floor topography age of volcanic islands sea floor magnetism & spreading Shapes of continents Shapes of continents Historical perspective Sebastian Mnster's map of the New World, first published in 1540 World according to Strabo 63 B.C. Shapes of continents Shapes of continents Historical perspective In 1858, geographer Antonio Snider-Pellegrini made these two maps showing his version of how the American and African continents may once have fit together, then later separated. Shape of continents...
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EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonic Theory Development - Student - Fall 2010

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