continental drift

Albanian translation: Zhvendosja kontinentale

English term or phrase:continental drift
Albanian translation:Zhvendosja kontinentale

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13:54 Apr 21, 2010
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Science - Geology
Additional field(s): Geography
English term or phrase: continental drift
Definition from CENGAGE Learning:
The hypothesis, proposed by Alfred Wegener, that today's continents broke off from a single supercontinent and then plowed through the ocean floors into their present positions. This explanation of the shapes and locations of Earth's current continents evolved into the theory of plate tectonics.

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  • Wegener's Continental Drift theory was not readily accepted by the science community of his day. It was difficult to conceive of large continents plowing through the sea floor to move to new locations.
  • The fossil record supports and gives credence to the theories of continental drift and plate tectonics.
  • According to the continental drift theory, the supercontinent Pangaea began to break up about 225-200 million years ago, eventually fragmenting into the continents as we know them today. USGS
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Zhvendosja kontinentale
Hipoteza e propozuar nga Alfred Wegener ku kontinentet aktuale janë shkëputur e zhvendosur nga një kontinent gjigang i vetëm i quajtur Pangaea.
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Zhvendosja kontinentale

Definition from own experience or research:
Hipoteza e propozuar nga Alfred Wegener ku kontinentet aktuale janë shkëputur e zhvendosur nga një kontinent gjigang i vetëm i quajtur Pangaea.

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  • Të gjitha këto gjëra varen nga zhvendosja kontinentale. Depozita qymyri krijohen në Periudhën e Karbonit parasëgjithash aty, ku kontinentet shtrihen në klimën e favorshme të Ekuatorit. Por akoma gjatë kohës që këto pyje tropikale harlisen, ndodhin disa ngjarje të reja: kontinentet zhvendosen më tej. Europa kllaposet nga pllakat e tjera. Ajo bëhet pjesë e kontinentit gjigant Pangea, i cili përfshin pothuajse të gjitha masat tokësore të Tokës. - - Mbikontinenti Mbarëdheu  
  • Teoria me e mirenjohur e propozuar nga gjeologet per origjinen e kontinenteve eshte teoria e zhvendosjes kontinentale. Ky koncept, shpesh i quajtur tektonike globale e pllakave, ka sfiduar konceptin evolucionar tradicional te nje planeti te qendrueshem. - Zëri yt  
  • Në fillim të Janarit të 1912, [Wegener] hodhi për herë të parë idenë e "zhvendosjes kontinentale"... - Krijimi i universit  
Elvana Moore
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