Talk:Continental collision

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I don't think merging this article with plate tectonics is a good idea. CC is an important enough phenomenon - like subdcution - to warrant an entry of its own Zyzzy 12:06, 20 Jun 2005 (UTC)Zyzzy

Heartily agreed! I've added it as a "general context disambiguation header". --Wetman 21:48, 20 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Orogeny vs Continental collision[edit]

Seems Continental collision and Orogeny are discussing the same concept. Orogeny is currently a brief poorly written introduction to a list of orogenies. Perhaps some sort of merge or name shuffling would be in order as I've mentioned at Talk:Orogeny. Any thoughts or commeents? Vsmith 03:43, 18 September 2005 (UTC)

Orogeny has been improved on, and continental collision, though it's one type of orogeny, is separate enough in my mind to warrant its own page. Rolinator 06:03, 8 February 2006 (UTC)

Missing text?[edit]

in this section 'Orogeny and collapse':

An orogeny is underway when mountains begin to grow in the collision zone.
There are other modes of mountain formation and orogeny but certainly
continental collision is one of the most important. Rainfall and
snowfall increase on the accompanied by heating,

there seems to be some text missing, but I don't know enough to figure what it might be. Zero sharp 17:20, 2 July 2007 (UTC)

Replaced text deleted by vandalism way back in Jan. Thanks for catching that. Seems a bit of a re-write is needed, but not tonight. Cheers, Vsmith 01:07, 3 July 2007 (UTC)

Pangea before or after?[edit]

The article says:

Collision between Gondwana and Laurasia to form Pangea occurred in a relatively brief interval, about 50 million years long.

Pangea split into Gondwana and Laurasia (see relevant articles); I have trouble believing that those two resulting land masses had existed before and also sutured together to *form* Pangea. — Preceding unsigned comment added by AlStonyBridger (talkcontribs) 01:17, 9 January 2015 (UTC)

From Gondwana: Gondwana formed prior to Pangaea, then became part of Pangaea, and finally broke up after the break up of Pangaea. Same applies to Laurasia. Vsmith (talk) 14:00, 9 January 2015 (UTC)