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Homework Help: The continental drift theory

Posted by Anonymous on Monday, July 26, 2010 at 9:16pm.

Explain how the following pieces of evidence supported the continental drift theory.

a) matching continental margins

b) similar animal fossils in South America and Africa

c) similar rock types and structures in North America and northern Europe

d) magnetic striping in rocks

Information I know is inside the brackets.

( The continental drift theory states that the continents have not always been in their present locations but have "drifted" there over millions of years.)

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