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7.1.2 Making Reconstructions from Paleomagnetism 287

7.2 Phanerozoic Supercontinents 289

7.2.1 Laurussia 289

7.2.2 Paleo-Asia 291

7.2.3 Gondwana 295

7.2.4 Pangea 298

7.2.5 Paleogeography: 300 Ma to the present 301

7.3 Displaced Terranes 303

7.3.1 Western North America 303

7.3.2 The East and West Avalon Terranes 306

7.3.3 Armorica 308

7.3.4 The Western Mediterranean 310

7.3.5 South and East Asia 312

7.4 Rodinia and the Precambrian 315

7.4.1 Rodinia 315

7.4.2 Paleomagnetism and Rodinia 317

7.4.3 Earth History: Ma to the Present 321

7.4.4 Precambrian Cratons 323

7.5 Non-Plate Tectonic Hypotheses 325

7.5.1 True Polar Wander 325

7.5.2 An Expanding Earth? 330

References 333

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