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Continental drift

Why does the continental drift - slow movement of tectonic plates is towards northward direction and not southwards or any other direction?
Question asked by: prakashs

Asked on: 12 Feb 2010

This is due to the convection currents that occur deep inside the earth.

Basically whilst it is strange to think we are not on solid ground but actually just a relatively short distance beneath our feet the ground is moving and it is hot and moving rock inside the earth, this is subject to the laws of physics and convention currents move it around.

By: knowitall
Replied at: 13 Feb 2010
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