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North Pole Tectonics (180 mya - Present)


Plate Tectonics Viewed from the North Pole

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This animation shows the plate tectonic evolution of the North Atlantic as viewed from the North Pole.

This animation is available on CD-ROM in Quicktime format.   For more information see Teaching Materials.

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(c) PALEOMAP Project, 2002. Thanks to WebDoGS by Paul Howell for inspiration.