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Seafloor topography, magnetic polarity and age are evidence for seafloor spreading, the mechanism for continental movement.

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    Seafloor Spreading Hypothesis

    Seafloor Spreading Hypothesis

    by CK-12 //basic
    Covers seafloor spreading and the mechanism for continental drift.
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    Putting Plates Together

    Putting Plates Together

    by CK-12 //basic
    Developing plate tectonics theory took several decades and the work of many scientists. Continental drift was formulated by Alfred Wegener and seafloor spreading was developed by many scientists, including Harry Hess.
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    The Answer is Convection

    The Answer is Convection

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews how Lord Kelvin calculated Earth's age and why his result was much too young.
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