Another Thing to Worry About

January 28, 2014 at 5:46 PM 2 comments

Tectonic Plates via vulcan.wr.usgs.gov

(Image via Vulcan.wr.USGS.gov)

A Newly Detected Fracture Suggests That Tectonic Forces are Pulling the Continents Together Once Again.

Geologists mapping seismic activity and underwater topography off the coast of Portugal say the tectonic forces that once split and spread the ancient supercontinent Pangea across the surface of the globe appear to be shifting into reverse, setting our existing continents on an eventual collision course.

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Just kidding!  No, I’m not going to worry about this but I wonder what would cause the plates move back toward each other.  Interesting.

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Entry filed under: Nature, Science, The World.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. mhasegawa  |  January 28, 2014 at 6:07 PM

    Fracking, maybe?

  • 2. Say It Ain't So Already  |  January 28, 2014 at 6:46 PM

    Gawd. Talk about the oil and gas companies destroying the planet.

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