Theory of Continental Drift: Causes and Evidence

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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 claim was made in … Read more

Atlantic Ocean: Size, Formation, Depth, Islands, Currents, Climate

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After the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean is the largest ocean on Earth. The Atlantic is divided by the Equator in two rather artificial sections: the North Atlantic and the South Atlantic. Its name derives from Atlantikos (Atlas – the sea beyond the Atlas Mountains), one of the Titans of Greek mythology. Size and Boundaries … Read more

7 Continents of the World And Their Countries and Area Size

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The planet earth is made up of vast landmasses, which makes up where all human beings live. Among all the planets in the solar system, the earth offers the most diverse landmass features. These landmasses are known as continents covering 1/3rd area of the planet. According to the Pangaea Theory, the earth was originally one … Read more