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Scientists Use Seismic Waves to Locate Missing Rock Under Tibet


February 8, 2007

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Geologists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have located a huge chunk of Earth's lithosphere that went missing 15 million years ago. By finding the massive block of errant rock beneath Tibet, the researchers are helping solve a long-standing mystery, and clarifying how continents behave when they collide. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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