Research: Large Continents Will Join Again

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The team of scientists at Yale University, U.S., recently threw a fairly shocking predictions. They estimate that the continents of the earth will join again in the next 50-200 million years.

America and Eurasia is predicted to collide in the Arctic. Africa and Australia on akhinya will also join the “Super Continent” was. The team of scientists are convinced that the continents had fused the last 300 million years ago, the area known as Pangaea.

According to the BBC website, a review team of Yale scientists on the continent-continent reunion was disclosed in the scientific journal Nature.

For them, the merging of the continents again it’s not impossible. Mainland basically moves constantly during tectonic activity in a part of the Earth’s surface.

This form of activity areas such as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – the location of Iceland – and the territories as seen off the coast of Japan, where a small land (plate) in contact with others.

Geological researchers were convinced that, in the past billions of years, pergesaran plates were also periodically move the continents at the same time. This is what led to the hypothesis on the formation of a super continent called Nuna 1.8 billion years ago, Rodinia one billion years ago, and Pangaea 300 million years ago.
     

The research team was already preparing a new name when the continents of the re-united, namely Amasia. These estimates will be based on the convergence of American and Asia.

The research team was already preparing a new name when the continent of the re-united, namelu Amasia. These estiamtes will be based on the convergence of America and Asia.

They then further investigate when and where the reunion between continents were formed with reference to the symptoms of the previous meeting. “We are quite familiar with the concept of Pangaea, but no data are convincing enough to guess how the super continent formed,” said Ross Mitchell, researchers from Yale University.

Commenting on the results of their research, geologists from the Open University, David Rothery, said the research could provide a broader understanding of the public to the history of planet Earth.

Commenting on the result of their researach, geologist from the Open University David Rothery, said the research could provide a boarder understanding of the public to the history of planet Earth.

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