Next Supercontinent Could Form At The North Pole

Several times in earth’s history continents have collided to form supercontinents only to later break apart. Geologist Ross Mitchell discusses a new study in Nature that predicts in 50 to 200 million years time the Americas and Eurasia will collide to form a supercontinent over the Arctic.

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Ross Mitchell

Ross Mitchell is a Ph.D. Candidate with the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University. He’s based in New Haven, Connecticut.

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About Namisha Sarin Anand

Namisha Sarin Anand is a former Science Friday producer. She is now a freelance writer and producer at Ebru TV.