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5 Pieces of Evidence for theory of the Continental Drift

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Angie Love

on 5 February 2014

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Transcript of 5 Pieces of Evidence for theory of the Continental Drift

5 Pieces of Evidence for the
Theory of the Continental Drift

1. Continents fit like Puzzle Pieces
1.
Puzzle
- like fit of
continental
shelves.

Ex.
Africa
and
South America
fit nearly
perfectly
.
2. Rocks
2.
Rocks

Ex. Many
rocks
from
Argentina
were identical to those found in
South Africa
.

-
Diamond
like rocks found in
South America
and Brazil.
3. Fossils
3.
Fossils
- certain
fossils
preserved in rocks of the same age but from different
continents
.

Ex.
Mesosaurus
- small fresh water reptile

Glossopteris
- plant remains found in
South America
, Australia,
Asia
and Africa.
4. Coal Beds
Ex.
Coal
beds found in
North America
, Great Britain
and Belgium were deposited during the same time period.
-Form in
swampy
areas - not usually where they are found.
5. Climate
Found
fossils
of trees that normally grow in
temperate
areas, but today are in a
polar
climate.
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