How Tectonic Forces Expand Nevada by 2 Acres Every Year

Every year, Nevada gets a little bigger.

Tectonic forces — movements that cause a change in the earth’s crust — expand the state’s surface area by about two acres a year, or about the size of 32 tennis courts. Over millions of years this has increased the land area of ​​Nevada.

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