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Seafloor Spreading Hypothesis

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

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guyot

guyot

Flat-topped underwater mountain.
seafloor spreading

seafloor spreading

The mechanism for moving continents. The formation of new seafloor at spreading ridges pushes lithospheric plates on the Earth's surface.

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