Pangea's Triassic to Cenozoic rifts from 240 Ma to present

Extension velocities along Pangea's Triassic-Cenozoic rift systems. Each circle depicts the rift velocity of one passive margin point in terms of circle colour and size. Visit the interactive virtual rift globe here.


Citation: Brune, S., Williams, S.E., Butterworth, N. and Müller, R.D., 2016, Abrupt plate accelerations shape rifted continental margins, Nature, published online 21 July 2016.

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