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Ancient Volcanic Cataclysms Discovered In The Indian Ocean

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February 18, 1999
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Scientists from the largely National Science Foundation (NSF) supported Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) have completed an expedition to one of the most remote places on Earth, the Kerguelen Plateau. The results of their expedition will shed new light on how and when continents formed and broke apart millions of years ago.

Scientists from the largely National Science Foundation (NSF) supported Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) have completed an expedition to one of the most remote places on Earth, the Kerguelen Plateau. The results of their expedition will shed new light on how and when continents formed and broke apart millions of years ago.


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National Science Foundation. "Ancient Volcanic Cataclysms Discovered In The Indian Ocean." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/02/990218071459.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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