Summary:

  • Wegener had lots of evidence for his continental drift hypothesis.
  • One line of evidence was the similarity of the mountains on the west and east sides of the Atlantic.
  • Pangaea came together as a set of continent-continent convergent plate boundaries.
  • The continents smash together on opposite side of the planet around every 500 million years.
  • The creation of supercontinents is responsible for most of the geologic features that we see.
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