Future Plate Tectonics


Earth's crust: moving around at a snail’s pace - or one monster earthquake at a time
Recent earthquakes have made general public aware of the Earth's crust movements as never before - not only as glacial slide over millions of years, but also as something relevant to our lifetime. Of course we are hoping that these movements will be confined to uninhabited wilderness, or at least will not occur while we are fast asleep (or maybe we'll get plenty of warning from a diligent dog, or a cat)... Most of the time, though, we just ignore all that stuff and get on with our lives.
Yet here is a visual evidence that the Earth has undergone some pretty serious changes in the past and will undoubtedly experience more in the future.


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