Plate tectonic theory

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17th Century:

Francis Bacon: Noticed that the continents seemed to fit together to form Pangea.


Wegener: Published his theory of tectonic, about Pangea 300 million years ago.

  • Pangea splits into two sides Laurasia (N) and Ganawanaland (S).
  • He published several pieces of evidence.


  • South America and Africa fit together.
  • Glaciation in S.America, Antartica, India.
  • Rock sequences…


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