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>> That is not quite accurate. The Earth's
> core rotates faster than the Earth's crust. See
> [url=https://www.livescience.com/9313-earth-core-r
> otates-faster-surface-study-confirms.html]here[/ur
> l]. So we have a solid crust, floating on a liquid
> mantle, which is above a solid core, each rotating
> at different speeds. It is therefore possible for
> the crust to slip. The mathematics describing
> "[url=https://phys.org/news/2018-11-true-polar-ice
> -age.html]true polar wander[/url]" permit it. Most
> likely any such slippage would range from less
> than a single degree of arc to much less than a
> single degree of arc. So no, almost certainly not
> the case that the Earth's crust would slip 45, or
> 90, or 180 degrees. But a few degrees over periods
> of time - yes. Geologists don't really dispute
> this. Big slippages, like Velikovsky asserted -
> yeah they dispute that.
>
> Also, the slippage does not occur as a single
> event. It is likely to be a sequence of small
> slippages, each a fraction of a degree of arc. One
> of the best pieces of evidence that this occurs is
> demonstrated by the creation of the Hawaiian
> island chain. The crust moving over the hot spot,
> slipping and then pausing, is what created the
> island chain. The slippage is about 3 degrees of
> arc, and took place over millions of years. In
> other words, plate tectonics plus true polar
> wander. See image:
>
> [img]https://www.sott.net/image/s24/498176/medium/
> 1030_WANDER_hotspot_lg_v8psuv.jpg[/img]
>
> The rate of true polar wander is estimated at
> about 1 degree of arc per million years. So slow.
> An article regarding how geologists try to
> separate the effects of true polar wander from
> plate tectonics may be found
> [url=https://www.nature.com/articles/nature06824]h
> ere[/url].


Indeed, Race. I did check on the possibility of this being a valid hypothesis, and essentially came up with the same info as you, from here;

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cataclysmic_pole_shift_hypothesis[/url]

I should have been more accurate and said, "not an iota of evidence for rapid shifts." Anything that involves Velikovsky can be guaranteed to be wrong.

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