Feb 17 2017

Scientists discovered a new continent and called it Zealandia

published by Aleks Buczkowski
in blog Geoawesomeness
original entryScientists discovered a new continent and called it Zealandia

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Researchers claim to have discovered a new continent mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific. Scientists behind the study say that New Zealand and New Caledonia aren’t regular island chains but they’re a part of a single, 4.9 million-square-kilometer (1.89 million-square-mile) slab of continental crust that’s distinct from Australia.¬†According to the study, the 94% of Zealandia […]

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