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Geography Watch-Beneath the Ocean Floor: Discovery of Ocean Ridge !!!

2017-04-11T22:27:32+05:30

Exciting discoveries have come from an international drilling project, the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Since 1968, a drill ship, the Glomar Challenger, has drilled nearly a thousand holes into the deep ocean basins, taking samples of deep-sea sediment and crust. One early discovery suggests that the Mediterranean dried up completely between 5 and 12 million years ago, leaving thick beds of sun-baked salts as evidence buried in today’s ocean floor. […]

Geography Watch-Beneath the Ocean Floor: Discovery of Ocean Ridge !!!2017-04-11T22:27:32+05:30