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National Geographic informs the reader on how the continents are located where they are geographically due to Continental Shift. How the continents were located side by side before they separated.
Kelli Snyder stated that the Earth's land all started off as one piece, Pangea. And over time this piece of land evolved into several different sections, known as continents. She explains how this shift is known as Continental Drift.
This short article explains the tectonic plates and how they function. 'LiveScience' states how the ocean's trenches and the mountain ranges are all constructed from the tectonic plates, as well as the plates are divided into several pieces and glide over the Earth's crust.
During this 2:36-minute video, 'MinuteEarth' explains how once a large island existed known as Pangea. This island separated by the movement of tectonic plates which continue to move to this day. The movement between plates create mountains, islands, etc.