When the Australian explorer Charles Sturt went looking for an inland sea, he wasn’t wrong; just a few million years too late. Oceans once covered great areas of what is now inland Australia. Their traces remain in fossils, minerals and geological formations that reveal much about how Earth has changed over time.
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