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Precambrian Continents loading

There is evidence for the early continents in cratons; scientists trace plate tectonics from early in Earth history through the formation of supercontinents, including Rodinia.

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    Birth of Plate Tectonics

    Birth of Plate Tectonics

    by Neelah Ali //basic

    Continents formed early in Earth history and plate tectonics began about 3.2 billion years ago. Rodinia was the supercontinent that preceded Pangaea, and came together about 1.1 billion years ago.

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