Earth's Structure: Plate Tectonics - Drifting Continents
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the theory that the continents are moving very slowly
an ancient supercontinent that scientists believe existed from about 200 to 300 million years ago
the remains, traces, or imprint of an ancient living thing preserved in rock. Fossils can be bones, shells, impressions, or even footprints.
A German scientist who proposed the theory of continental drift that states that all land on the earth was once a single mass but eventually broke apart from one another and drifted away
a large, slowly moving body of snow and ice
a time when Earth was very cold and large areas were covered by glaciers
a large, unbroken area of land
a single landmass that includes two or more continents
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