Why Do Supercontinents Last So Long

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Topics: Earth, Volcano, Continent
There have been a couple supercontinents in the past. Three of them confirmed. The first of three is Rodinia. The second is Pannotia, and the third and most recent is Pangaea. These obviously aren't here anymore and there won't be another for a long time. From 50 million years to 200 million years. Could this actually happen again? The answer is yes.

What even are supercontinents? One wouldn't know if it could happen again if they don't know what it is. Well, a supercontinent is several land masses together. None of those exist right now, and they won't for many lifetimes. Pangaea is a more famous supercontinent because it was the most recent of them.

Why did these supercontinents break apart? Well, the answer is simple.

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