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There was a time in Earth’s history that was so stable, geologists once called it the Boring Billion. But the fact is, this period was anything but boring. In fact, it set the stage for our modern version of plate tectonics – and probably for the rise of life as we know it.
Thanks to Fabrizio de Rossi for the excellent supercontinent reconstructions: https://www.facebook.com/ArtofFabricious/
This video features a map by the USGS as well as this Paleogeographic Map: Scotese, C.R., 2019. Plate Tectonics, Paleogeography, and Ice Ages, YouTube video: https://youtu.be/UevnAq1MTVA.
Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios
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