Scientists Journey to the World’s ‘Lost’ 8th Continent

Scientists Journey to the World's 'Lost' 8th Continent

Scientists will soon venture to the world's hidden eighth continent, the sunken land of Zealandia. The lost continent, which is mostly submerged, with all of New Zealand and a few islands peeking out from the water, is about half the size of Australia. By drilling deep into its crust or upper layer, the new scientific expedition could provide clues about how the diving of one of Earth's plates beneath another…

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