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Scientists Use Seismic Waves to Locate Missing Rock Under Tibet
February 8, 2007
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.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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