How Tectonic Motion is affecting your Map Accuracy

On our dynamic Earth, continents don’t sit still. They slowly move around the planet, stretching oceans and lifting mountain ranges. Sure, it’s not like you risk being overtaken by Africa on your commute. Tectonic movements average a couple of centimetres per year – about the same speed as the growth of your fingernails.  But over time, things add up. And it’s beginning to impact the accuracy of geospatial data.    Why your maps are probably out of place  Every map…