Plate Tectonics: Continental Drift and Mountain Building

Plate Tectonics: Continental Drift and Mountain Building

Wolfgang Frisch


How are mountains shaped? Why are there young and old mountains? Why do the shapes of South the US and Africa healthy so good jointly? Why is the Pacific surrounded through a hoop of volcanoes and earthquake companies components whereas the sides of the Atlantic are relatively peaceful?

Frisch and Meschede and Blakey solution these kinds of questions and extra throughout the presentation and rationalization of the geo-dynamic tactics upon which the speculation of continental float is predicated and that have result in the idea that of plate tectonics. 

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