This visualization shows the growth of a continent through geologic time. The animation shows a terrane carried by a subducting plate being fused to the edge of a continent.
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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
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: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)Theme
: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:
: Solid Earth: