The Earth’s crust and upper mantle are broken into tectonic plates. The plates have moved slowly over a few billion years, and they continue to shift. What would Earth’s continents look like if we could fast forward 100 million years?

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Far into the Earth’s future, there is a gaping hole in the middle of North America, and California seems to be missing. Brazil has a huge hole too. The African and European continents have fused, erasing the Mediterranean Sea. Asia still remains the largest continental land mass, but it has a huge tear where Southeast Asia used to be. Also, the Middle East is pretty much unrecognizable.