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What might Earth’s next supercontinent look like? New study provides clues – Science Magazine

Researchers say giant landmasses form at regular intervals in predictable locations

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In the next 200 million years, Eurasia and the Americas will collide to form the supercontinent Amasia, according to a model of tectonic plate motion.
Nicolle R. Fuller/Science Source
By Jenny WuJan. 21, 2021 , 10:30 AM
From Columbia to Rodinia to Pangaea, Earth has seen a few supercontinents come and go in its ancient past. Now, researchers theorize that these giant landmasses form in regular cycles, about once every 600 million years. They even predict when and where the next supercontinent will…

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