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Abstract

An alternative to plate tectonics theory is offered. It is proposed that a giant meteorite impact in what is today the Western Somali Basin sundered the protocontinent, producing the present global arrangement of landmasses and the significant topographic features in the region of the proposed impact.

Keywords

Meteorite, impact, continental drift, plate tectonics

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