This data set visualizes extension velocities at Earth's major post-Pangea rift systems. Each circle depicts the rift velocity of one passive margin point in terms of circle color and size. The geologic time and the layout can be changed at the top of the screen.

The movement of tectonic plates

The movement of tectonic plates

Via gplates.org


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