Antipodal Location of Continents and Oceans

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Science  09 Sep 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3741, pp. 1246-1248
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3741.1246


The percentage of continent antipodal to ocean on the earth is compared with a distribution obtained by a Monte Carlo method. It is concluded that the present antipodal arrangement of continents and oceans has less than 1 chance in 14 of being caused by a random process.