Rotation of the North American Continent

North America rotates anti-clockwise away from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge towards the Pacific Plate. It is constantly displayed by NASA. The drift vectors are in harmony with the convection cells and mantle currents within the globe. Comparing with real data, an approximation for the drift can be made:

North America Rotation - approximate

In this way (please compare with data at the NASA website) we can see the present situation, and predict how the continent will move relative to the main lines. Especially, former position of main points of the convection cell system can be traced, explaining geological features in those areas in context with other circumstances during those times.


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