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Here in Florida we are sitting on top of a carbonate platform that overlies what is thought to be part of the African plate that separated when the continents drifted apart .

And from UF, one of the early paleomagnetism/plate tectonic researchers, Dr. Neil Opdyke shares some interesting background on how research on the earth's magnetic field in the 1950's and 1960's provided the first evidence in favor of the continental drift hypothesis.


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