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Plates and Continents

Awesome forces have been shaping the North Atlantic and surrounding continents for eons.

Continents and ocean bottoms are very different, yet they are closely related. An exploration of tectonic plates and how they built and shaped the continents as well as the ocean basins.

Subduction Factory

A cartoon of the plate tectonic subduction-continental accretion process

Plate Tectonics Makes Continents Bigger