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Scientists Obtain Rocks Moving Into Seismogenic Zone

October 9, 2009

boundary of sedimentary rock An international group of scientists aboard the deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, operated by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, returned from a 40-day scientific expedition off the shore of the Kii Peninsula, Japan, on Oct. 10, 2009. Full Story

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