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Continental Drift Hypothesis Study Guide – GEOL 1001.4 Spring 2009 Terms to know and understand: Paleomagnetism Magnetic Reversal Sea-Floor Spreading Mid-ocean ridge Ocean trench Some important questions to examine: What are the important observations that seemed to be consistent with this hypothesis? What observations and social factors contributed to it being initially rejected?
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Unformatted text preview: When and why were new observations of the Earths ocean floor made, and what were the major discoveries that would lead to the Sea-Floor Spreading hypothesis? What are some of the observations used to understand Earths past climate zones? How is paleobiogeography used to support continental drift?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course GEOL 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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