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Breakup and Assembly of Pangaea. Locating the Continents. Since 200 m.y. ago: Magnetic Stripes In Pangaea: Fit of Edges Before Pangaea Fossil Assemblages Collision History Climate Indicators Paleomagnetism. Magnetic Dip.

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Locating the Continents

  • Since 200 m.y. ago: Magnetic Stripes

  • In Pangaea: Fit of Edges

  • Before Pangaea

    • Fossil Assemblages

    • Collision History

    • Climate Indicators

    • Paleomagnetism


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Magnetic Dip

  • The earth’s magnetic field has both a horizontal and a vertical direction


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Locating the Ancient Continents

  • Paleomagnetism gives paleolatitudes accurate to about 10 degrees

  • There is no way of determining paleolongitude

  • The further back we go, the more pieces are unaccounted for


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1979 and1994 data