35+ Outstanding Facts About the Planet Earth

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35+ Outstanding Facts About the Planet Earth Earth is the most unique planet in the solar system since it supports a wide range of plant and animal species, both terrestrial and aquatic. Planet Earth is also home to over 7 billion people, yet the vast majority of them know little about it. If you’re among … Read more

Theory of Continental Drift: Causes and Evidence

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Theory of Continental Drift If you take a look at a map of the earth today, you will see the current locations of broken land masses that constitute the earth. However, would you believe if someone told you that these broken land masses were once connected to each other as one huge supercontinent?  Well, this … Read more

Theory and Evidence of Seafloor Spreading

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The Theory of Seafloor Spreading Seafloor spreading is a geologic process where there is a gradual addition of new oceanic crust in the ocean floor through a volcanic activity while moving the older rocks away from the mid-oceanic ridge. The mid-ocean ridge is where the seafloor spreading occurs, in which tectonic plates—large slabs of Earth’s lithosphere—split … Read more