The age of continental rocks are far more older compared to the age of oceanic rock since oceanic rock are destroyed in the mantle as they undergo subduction process whereas continental rocks will not be destroyed.
Continental rocks will not undergo a process known as subduction in the convergent boundary since continental plate have a lesser density compared to oceanic plate. On the other hand, oceanic plate (rocks) will undergo subduction process in the convergent boundary since they have more density and they will be destroyed as they are plunges towards the mantle.
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About 180 million years
geology is the study of earth.
geologist is the scientist who studies Earth's components.
The age of the oldest rock in the Atlantic Ocean are about 180 Million years old..