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From Arctida to the Present-Day Arctic

... Arctida is known to have changed its configuration, and its latitudes shifted from the equatorial to the near-polar domain, though the landmass placement between Laurentia, Baltica and Siberia persisted. Thus, the completion of the major processes of the Arctic continental accretion proved coeval with the formation of Arctida II and supercontinent Pangea 250 million years ago, which was followed by the Jurassic-Cretaceous rifting. This stage is particularly associated with the onset of the formation of present-day Eurasian continental margin. The process was triggered ...

Modified: 30.08.2015
Arctic , Arctic Ocean , geology of the Arctic region , Arctida , paleogeodynamic reconstruction , continental shelf , Lomonosov Ridge , Mendeleev Rise
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