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Ancient 'Micro-Continent' Found Under Indian Ocean


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Frans
- 667 days ago - za.news.yahoo.com
The remains of a micro-continent scientist call Mauritia might be preserved under huge amounts of ancient lava beneath the Indian Ocean, a new analysis of island sands in the area suggests.



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Sun c. (95)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 9:56 am
oooh 61 million to 80 million years ago? Maybe thats where the fairies went to! :) The land where Frodo went at the end of Lord of the Rings! Thanks for the post Frans! You're increasing my brain cells :)
 

Miranda Parkinson (9)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 10:30 am
mmm! our amazing and interesting earth!
 

Ruth M. (252)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:50 pm
Wonderful thanks Fran
 

D D. (102)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 10:24 pm
Sounds incredible....thanks.
 

VinnieSick m. (327)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 10:38 pm
Thanks Frans, very interesting article. I love ancient archaeology. Oh, Sun Ah, your kitty is sooo cute. My doggie Dottie says woof-woof and to Emma too Ruth.
 

Catherine G. (13)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:42 pm
Interesting, thanks for posting
 

caroline s. (79)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:46 pm
Fascinating. thank you:-))
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 1:07 am
That is amazing to think about! Thank you Frans.
 

Jaime A. (35)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:05 am
Noted, thanks Frans.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (395)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:16 am
Noted. Thanks Frans.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 3:06 am
Amazing. Thanks
 

Kath P. (10)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 3:21 am
Just when you think there isn't one more thing to discover on this planet. Thanks for the interesting post.
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 3:24 am
thanks everybody for your comments and notes...remarkable indeed hey?..... happy days to all..♥
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 4:08 am
There's still a lot we have to learn
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 4:39 am
noted
 

Ro H. (0)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 5:11 am
cool
 

John Gregoire (264)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 5:57 am
Interesting but much more analysis needed.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:00 pm
Very interesting article of a micro-continent under the Indian Ocean - Mauritis. Seems there are a lot of things we haven't uncovered on this earth.
Thanks for posting Frans.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:17 pm
Interesting--thanks Frans.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 4:17 pm
Very interesting. Thanks
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 5:24 pm
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 8:07 pm
How very cool to consider!!!
 

Aurea Walker (216)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:35 am
How fascinating wonder how much more there is to learn?
 

Sue H. (1)
Friday March 1, 2013, 9:59 am
Noted. We have only scratched the surface of what we understand about this planet we live on.
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Friday March 1, 2013, 10:20 am
Fascinating! Thanks for posting!
 

Charlie Rush (67)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 8:27 pm
It boggles the imagination, when we think about how many uncovered treasures we may find, if we don't destroy them first.
Our history gives us many inspirations about our future. In fact, our history does give us perception about where we are headed.
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Sunday March 3, 2013, 10:28 pm
thanks all for your comment and time :)...yes, we are really just starting to discover the wonder surrounding us hey......we will never stop learning
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 9:38 am
Cool
 
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