HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Lara_S
  • Created on: 02-05-15 14:15

17 th century = Francis Bacon noticed the apparent jigsaw pattern of the land masses

1912 = Afred Wegener published his theory of Pangaea which existed around 300 million years ago then has gradually moved apart since then.

1960s = discovery of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and paleomagnetism. Once every 200,000 years the Earth's magnetic field reverses…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Plate tectonics resources »