Modern-style plate tectonics begin

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Modern-style plate tectonics begin 3100 mya

Modern-style plate tectonics begins and this causes a slow down in the growth of continental crust. Around 30 % less continental crust existed at this time compared to today.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_tectonics (Wikipedia)

Keywords: evolving_earth, geology