Flashcards in That's Interesting Geography/Geology Deck (3)
95 MYA The United States was an ocean.
Ref: Nova: Making N. America
Episode #2: Earth moving
America moves 2 inches each year. So how much has our house moved?
Our house has moved 44 inches since we have lived here. That is almost 4 feet.
Since the house was built in 1968, it has moved 8.5 feet!
No wonder these houses have cracked foundations and broken Drain stacks!