KeyWEn.com  
 
 
 
Rodinia       Article     History   Tree Map
  Encyclopedia of Keywords > Time > Events > Earthquakes > Plate Tectonics > Rodinia   Michael Charnine

Keywords and Sections
SOUTH POLE
RODINIA
NORTH AMERICA
EQUATOR
MILLION YEARS AGO
BILLION YEARS
SUPERCONTINENT RODINIA
ASSEMBLY
CONTINENTS
UP
NEOPROTEROZOIC
FAIRLY WELL
BREAKUP
RODINIA BEGAN
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Rodinia"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Rodinia: A giant supercontinent believed to have formed about 1.1 billion years ago in the Precambrian.
  2. Rodinia is a Bulgarian ( Rodina) and Russian word meaning "homeland", which is used in various contexts.
  3. Rodinia is a junior resource company that intends to respond to opportunities in uranium exploration and development in the United States.
  4. Rodinia is a fantasy RPG campaign setting developed to house my D&D campaigns since the publishing of 3rd edition back in 2000.
  5. Rodinia was a stark and hostile land throughout its history.

South Pole

  1. The Rodinia supercontinent, situated about the South Pole, is thought to have persisted over 250 million years.
  2. The supercontinent Rodinia lies about the south pole.

Rodinia

  1. Rodinia is thought to have formed about 1 billion years ago and to have embodied most or all of Earth 's existing continental crust.
  2. As Rodinia split, the Panthalassic Ocean became ever wider.
  3. Inside the V was an ocean that opened up during the break-up of Rodinia, the Panthalassic Ocean, an ocean that became the early Pacific Ocean.
  4. The ancient rocks to the West, including half the Belt Rocks, were rifted away with the breakup of Rodinia.
  5. Meanwhile, the remains of Rodinia, Gondwana, rotated clockwise and moved northward to collide with Laurasia -- the result was the super continent Pangaea.

North America

  1. In Rodinia, South China, Baltica, and Siberia were connected to Laurentia (North America) on the eastern side of the craton.
  2. When Rodinia was in existance, Laurentia (or proto North America) was sandwiched between two large blocks of what are now Southern Hemisphere continents.

Equator

  1. The global ocean of Mirovia, an ocean that surrounded Rodinia, started to shrink because the Pan-African ocean and Panthalassa were expanding.
  2. The largest remaining landmass of Rodinia was Gondwana, composed of the present-day contnents of India, Australia, Antarctica, Africa, and South America.
  3. Rodinia’s landmass was probably centered south of the equator.
  4. Rodinia straddled the equator and reached most of the way from pole to pole.
  5. Fig. 2: A recent reconstruction of Rodinia at 750 Ma based on Hartz & Torsvik 2002 (after Torsvik 2003).

Million Years Ago

  1. Roughly 750  Ma (million years ago) ( ICS 2004), the earliest known supercontinent Rodinia, began to break apart.
  2. Rodinia is thought to have broken up into eight continents around 600 million years ago.
  3. Last check: 2007-10-21) Rodinia is thought to have formed about 1000 million years ago and to have embodiedmost or all of Earth's continents.

Billion Years

  1. Rodinia, which formed 1.1 billion years ago during the Proterozoic, was the supercontinent from which all subsequent continents, sub or super, derived.
  2. Ur joined with the continents Nena and Atlantica about one billion years ago to form the supercontinent Rodinia.
  3. The earliest that has been reconstructed from the geological record is called Rodinia which formed 1.1 billion years ago.

Supercontinent Rodinia

  1. Associated with the assembly of the supercontinent Rodinia.
  2. The rifting zone was part of a system of zones responsible for breaking apart the supercontinent Rodinia and creating the Pacific Ocean.
  3. A separate continental plate that rifted from the supercontinent Rodinia in the Late Precambrian; contained a large part of north-central Africa.

Assembly

  1. Importance of Grenville rocks in reconstructions of Rodinia supercontinent: assembly mark.
  2. Much of the large-scale tectonics on the Earth in the last Ga is predominated by the assembly and breakup of supercontinents Rodinia and Pangea.
  3. At the close of the precambrian there was already a world supercontinent, Rodinia, that broke apart during the early Paleozoic.
  4. A third continent called the Congo craton lay between the two halves of Rodinia and comprised what is now north-central Africa.
  5. It was caught in the middle as the two halves of Rodinia came crashing down on it.

Continents

  1. The eight continents that made up Rodinia later re-assembled into another global supercontinent called Pannotia and, after that, once more as Pangaea.
  2. The Reelfoot Rift goes back about 750 million years, to when the entire landmass of the earth constituted a single supercontinent, designated now as Rodinia.
  3. About 1 billion years ago Ur was that continent that joined with the continent Baltica and Atlantica and formed the well-known supercontinent called Rodinia.
  4. They say that a Pacific-type ocean basin had closed at that time, welding the continents into a single "supercontinent", known to geologists as Rodinia.

Up

  1. The supercontinent Rodinia broke up roughly 750 million years ago.
  2. In geology, Rodinia is used to refer to a supercontinent that both formed and broke up in the Neoproterozoic.
  3. About 1100 or 1200 Mya, most of the landmass of the Earth was locked up in a continent called Rodinia.

Neoproterozoic

  1. Rodinia se piensa para haberse roto hacia arriba en ocho continentes hace alrededor 750 millones de a--os.
  2. Laurentia is proposed to have been at the core of Rodinia because it is rimmed by Neoproterozoic rifted margins.
  3. Last check: 2007-10-21) En la geolog--a, Rodinia se utiliza para referir a un supercontinent que form-- y adapt-- hacia arriba el Neoproterozoic.

Fairly Well

  1. The movements of continents prior to the formation of Rodinia are uncertain.
  2. In contrast to Rodinia's formation, the movements of continental masses during and since its breakup are fairly well understood.
  3. However, the movements of continental masses since the breakup of Rodinia are fairly well understood and continue to be the subject of research.
  4. About 900 Mya, Rodinia started to fracture; and the pattern of fragmentation has become fairly well known.

Breakup

  1. Another, Rodinia, is believed to have formed approximately 1,100 mya and divided 750 mya.
  2. Rodinia From Biocrawler Depiction of Rodinia at time of initial breakup.
  3. From Wikipedia Add to or Edit this information Depiction of Rodinia at time of initial breakup.
  4. Rodinia - Wikipedia Rodinia (vom russischen ------------ f--r Heimatland) war ein Superkontinent im Proterozoikum, einem --on des Pr--kambriums.

Rodinia Began

  1. This artist’s conception of the supercontinent Rodinia as it began to fragment is by Tomo Narashima.
  2. The configuration of the lands of Rodinia is a matter of considerable debate.
  3. The continent of Rodinia was the dominant landmass of the Earth for at least 350 million years.
  4. When Rodinia began to split apart, a rift (split) in our region of Laurentia failed to open.
  5. Insbesondere Geophysiker vermuten aber, dass es schon vor Rodinia Superkontinente gegeben hat (z.

Categories

  1. Time > Events > Earthquakes > Plate Tectonics
  2. Places > Earth > Continents > Supercontinents
  3. Precambrian
  4. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Time
  5. Glossaries > Glossary of Plate Tectonics /
  6. Books about "Rodinia" in Amazon.com

Book: Keywen Category Structure


  Short phrases about "Rodinia"
  Originally created: March 24, 2008.
  Please send us comments and questions by this Online Form
  Please click on Move Up to move good phrases up.
0.0344 sec. a=1..