**Expanding Earth**

PART 1: EDUCTION CONCEPT OF EARTH'S EXPANSION

EARTH'S EXPANSION

Spreading in mid-oceanic ridges as evidence for Earth's expansion

Reconstructions of former position of continents

Eduction instead of subduction

Objections against Earth's expansion

EVIDENCES FOR EDUCTION FROM GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

Deep-sea drilling results

Seismofocal zones and eduction

Tectonic nature of seismofocal zones

Structure of seismofocal zones as provided by seismological data

Explanation of seismological data according to the subduction and eduction viewpoints

Main geological phenomena at the continent-ocean margins from eduction and subduction points of view

DEVELOPMENT OF THE EARTH ACCORDING TO EDUCTION CONCEPT OF ITS EXPANSION

Preliminary tectonic comments

The causes of folding

Three types of the Earth's lithosphere

PART 2: GEODETIC AND PALEOMAGNETIC EVIDENCES OF THE EARTH'S EXPANSION

INTRODUCTION

A. DETERMINATION OF THE ANCIENT EARTH'S SIZE BY PALEOMAGNETIC DATA

POSSIBILITIES OF PALEOMAGNETIC DETERMINATIONS

Materials

Geological limits in application of paleomagnetic methods of determination of the ancient Earth's size

METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE ANCIENT EARTH'S RADII SUGGESTED BEFORE 1968

The Egyed method

Cox and Doell determinations

The Bilinski method

Khramov et al. determinations

Methods of spherical triangles

The method of comparing intersections of paleomeridians and position of virtual van Hilten's poles

J. Hospers and S.C. van Andel determinations

The Ward statistic method

PALEOMAGNETIC DATA ON EARTH EXPANSION

The result view

The Chudinov-Tertitski method and its results

Possibilities of determining the Earth size changing by paleomagnetic data

B. DATA OF THE SPACE GEODESY

SPACE GEODESY AND PLATE TECTONICS

Methods of obtaining data and principles of their processing

The plate model content

The plate model for space geodesy

Space geodesy for the plate model

DEPENDENCY OF CORRELATION BETWEEN PREDICTED AND ESTIMATED VALUES IN SPACE GEODETIC CALCULATIONS ON RANDOM CONDITIONS. VELOCITY VECTORS OF PLATE'S MOTION

Data of space geodetic calculations in literature

Dependency of connections between predicted and estimated velocity vectors of stations on direction of predicted displacement

Graphics of the correlation of absolute values of predicted by the plate tectonics and conceived estimated vectors

VECTORS OF PLATE DISPLACEMENTS COMPARED WITH THE GEOLOGICAL DATA

Areas of active join of continents and oceans

Plate velocity vectors in some regions

MEASUREMENTS OF DISTANCES BETWEEN STATIONS AS EVIDENCES OF EARTH'S EXPANSION

Influence of the neglected Earth expansion on the results of cosmogeodetic calculations

Determination of distances between stations

Changes of distances between stations, predicted on the basis of the plate tectonics and conceived estimated, compared with consequences from the eduction model of the Earth expansion

The plate model and great circles of the Earth sphere

Minimum values of possible expansion of the Earth

Estimation of neglected Earth's expansion from changes of distances between stations

Geometrical estimation of the error of neglected expansion of the Earth

Comparison of indirect estimations of the Earth's expansion velocity by space geodetic data with estimations obtained by other methods

CONCLUSION

PART 3: ABOVE-SEISMOFOCAL ORE ZONATION AS A CONSEQUENCE OF EDUCTION

RECONSTRUCTION OF ORE-BEARING ABOVE-SEISMOFOCAL ZONES AND THEIR INNER ARRANGEMENT

Reconstruction of location of ancient seismofocal zones

Above-paleoseismofocal ore zones within ore belts

Succession of above-seismofocal ore zones within ore belts

ORIGIN OF ORE-BEARING ZONES

Changes in character of ore compounds in ore zones

Boiling points of ore compounds

The fabric of ore formation due to eduction

Eduction verus subduction

CONCLUSION