Japanese Researchers Find Possible Lost Continent in Atlantic Ocean

A large slab of granite has been found deep in the Atlantic Ocean, Japanese researchers said on Tuesday, suggesting a continent may have once existed off the coast of Brazil.

View Larger Map

A team led by the Japan Agency For Marine-Earth Science And Technology (JAMSTEC) found the 10-meter high by 10-meter wide rock ‘cliff’ more than 900 meters (2,950 feet) under the ocean while conducting a survey with its deep-sea submersible in the Rio Grande Rise, part of the southwest Atlantic …

Powered by WPeMatico

This entry was posted in Science. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.