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