Herald Sun- Africa is breaking apart

Herald Sun- Africa is breaking apart

Summary: This text was about the continental drift and how Africa has a huge crack in it, and it might actually split in half over millions of years.

Facts:The African continent will break apart over the next tens of millions of years.
The tear in the earth is more than 15m deep and more than 15m wide.
The Somali plate is moving away from the other plate at a rate of 2.5cm.

Questions: Will any other countries break apart like this? What will the two sides be called?

Understandings: I understand that Africa is slowly breaking apart because of the continental drift.

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