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What are Plate Tectonics?

 
Geography Starter

Starter

 
The image below is a map of the world distribution of earthquakes - if you roll the mouse over the image you will see a map of the world distribution of volcanoes.

Because of the link between between the two patterns there must be a link in the causes of these extreme natural events.

 
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 
 
 

Alfred Wegener (1880-1930)

 

Alfred Wegener was the first to publish a theory of 'continental drift' and the existence of a 'super continent' in his 1915 publication The Origin of Continents and Oceans.

Wegener's ideas were rubbished by his peers. Many geologists focused on a lack of a demonstrable mechanism and rejected and ridiculed Wegener for his ideas, noting that he could not explain how continents were able to move.

 
Geography Review
Homework

Review and Homework Task

 
 

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