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Developing the Theory: Continental Drift
This document outlines the development of the theory of contintental drift and how many lines of evidence collected over several decades by various researchers were brought together to explain how the seafloor spreads and the continents move about. Links to additional information are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-581
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
http://www.usgs.gov/