What are the names of the continents bordering each of the four oceans?
Pacific Asia, North America, South America, Oceania
Atlantic North America, South America, Europe, Africa
Indian Africa, Oceania, Asia
Antarctic North America, Europe, Asia
Arctic South America, Africa, Oceania
I added in the fifth.
Add the numbers of days in a year plus number of states that begin with o plus number of oceans bordering us?
What two continents are attached to each other by an isthmus that also separates the world's two largest oceans?
The Pangaea theory says that long ago, all of the continents were one. Now, they clearly are not. However, archaeologists and scientists of the like are finding that certain places in continents that are oceans apart have similar rock patterns, and, if you look close enough, each continent fits into each other. So essentially, similar rock patterns on different continents is likely a result of continental drift because according to "Pangaea", all of the continents…
Alfred Wegener was the first to propose the concept of Pangaea, that all the continents were once one super continent. He noticed mountain ranges that seemed to continue past the ocean. He noticed that there were the same species of fossils on two different continents, of animals that would have had no way to travel over oceans. With these and other facts, he concluded that the continents must have at one time been connected to…
seafloor spreading occurs when oceans widen and continents separate. convergent plate movements occurs when two plates collide toward each other. divergent plate movement is the moving away of plates from each other. transform plate movement occurs when two plates are sliding horizontally with each other. :)
Where in the United states is there measurable evidence that the continents are moving relative to each other?
The continents are formed by lighter but thicker sections of the Earth's crust, which ride above the mantle and the thinner oceanic crust. The tectonic plates that form the continents are mostly in constant motion, sliding past, into, or away from each other. They all sit atop vast liquid oceans of magma (melted rock) heated by the mantle. The current position of the continents, with the vast majority in the Northern Hemisphere, has only existed…
The continents are in motion due to plate tectonics, moving very very slowly in relation to each other and the oceans. In the past, all of the continents were one gigantic landmass at least once. They moved apart and currently most of them are nearer the North Pole. This is likely to change again over a period of hundreds of millions of years. When the dinosaurs roamed the earth, the continents were connected differently than…