Continents may not have been created in the way we thought

Nicholas Rawlinson

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From the 1950s until recently, we thought we had a clear idea of how continents form. Most people will have heard of plate tectonics: moving pieces on the surface of the planet that collide, pull away or slide past one another over millions of years to shape our world.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2014

Bibliographical note

Nick's work has received grants from the Australian government and Australian Research Council


  • Geology
  • Plate tectonics
  • supercontinents
  • Continents


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