USGS Science Topics > Specific things by name
Supercontinent formed during the late Paleozoic era by the geographic convergence of most of the world's continental plates.
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Earth's major land masses, including both dry land and continental shelves. [Glossary of Geology, 4th ed.]
The structural forces affecting the deformation, uplift, and movement of the earth's crust.
The structural and compositional changes that the earth has undergone from its formation. Use for discussions of the whole earth (or large sections of it) instead of regional studies.