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Interesting YT Lecture about Formation of West Coast of North America

Here is an interesting lecture by Nick Zentner of CWU (Central Washington University) about how the modern west coast states of USA (WA, OR and CA) and Canada (BC) were formed over past 100 million years. Long story short, they are Exotic Terranes which is a fancy way of saying that they were formed elsewhere, in most cases under oceans. The thing is.. most of the land which makes up these modern day states was formed under the ocean or as islands near the equator in the pacific. They then drifted towards the old coast of North America because of continental drift (specifically oceanic plate subduction) which fused these islands onto its western edge.

It is interesting to note that, based on current geological studies, more than a few waves of such oceanic islands ended up aggregating to the continent. He also touches on how land formed off the coast of present day mexico ended up moving to BC and WA (from ~90-55 mya) due to repeated earthquakes over about 35 million years along a now disappeared lateral-slip fault not unlike modern San Andreas fault. This is known as the Baja-BC hypothesis and while it was once seen as highly unlikely- it is now basically geological canon. There is also some mention of other contributors of this exotic terrane such as Siletzia and others.

What do you think? Comments?

  1. Cuck Face Richard Spencer
    July 15, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    which one of you…

    which one of you made this…

    I am SOOOOO triggered reich now!!!!

  2. Lalit
    July 15, 2020 at 11:48 pm

    Any comments on the recent Indo-China border dispute in the Himalayas? Might we request that you apply your intellect to this?

    India, since 1947, has been run by small-dicked losers who in addition to worshiping whites are too petty and greedy to have a coherent long-term strategy. The latest India-China border dispute is just one small example of how incredibly incompetent the political and bureaucratic leadership in India really is..

    Did you know that they knew China was building fortifications close to border a few months before current conflict. What did they do in response? Fuck all.. nothing. They literally have no realistic plan or strategy against a problem that has existed in some form for the past 50 years.

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