Plate tectonics cannot explain dynamics of Earth and crust formation more than three billion years ago

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Plate tectonics cannot explain dynamics of Earth and crust formation more than three billion years ago

Posted: 01 Jun 2012 09:06 AM PDT

The current theory of continental drift provides a good model for understanding terrestrial processes through history. However, while plate tectonics is able to successfully shed light on processes up to three billion years ago, the theory isn’t sufficient in explaining the dynamics of Earth and crust formation before that point and through to the earliest formation of planet, some 4.6 billion years ago.
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