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Drift of the major continental blocks since the Devonian

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Palaeomagnetic evidence indicates that the continents have been in a more-or-less continuous relative motion. At the end of the Palaeozoic there was a redistribution of the major continental blocks that occurred without the formation of new ocean between them. Wegener's Pangaea seems only to have lasted a few tens of millions of years.

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Irving, E. Drift of the major continental blocks since the Devonian. Nature 270, 304–309 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1038/270304a0

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