Scientists track Earth’s ancient, destroyed oceans

The oceans and continents aren’t as fixed as we tend to think of them.

What is the Wilson Cycle, builder and slayer of supercontinents?

There’re two ways you can find out how supercontinents form.
This is the one where you don’t have to wait millions of years.

Forget Atlantis — “lost continent” found under Mauritius

It’s all geology, no mystic civilization.

First humans might have arrived in North America 10,000 years earlier during the Last Glacial Maximum

A new study seems to suggest that an old but controversial hypothesis may be true. Humans might have first arrived in North America 24,000 years ago.

The continents and their highest points

Continents are the large landmasses on Earth, delimitated by convention rather than geographical properties. Here we will refer to elevation as the height above sea level. However, it has to be taken into consideration that distance from the center of the earth is not the same thing, due to the fact that our planet is an oblate spheroid, meaning that