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Geologists Have Found the Earth’s Missing Tectonic Plate

Northern Canada has been keeping a secret from the rest of the world. It's home to "Resurrection," a tectonic plate…

3 years ago

What is the Earth’s Mantle Made Of?

Like all the other terrestrial planets, (Mercury, Venus, and Mars) the Earth is made up of many layers. This is…

8 years ago

Is Earth Running Out Of Crust?

[/caption] Earth just doesn't make crust like it used to... at least, not according to new research by a team…

12 years ago

What is a Subduction Zone?

IF you don’t know anything about plate tectonics you might be wondering about what is a subduction zone. A subduction…

14 years ago

Continental Crust

The crust is the top layer of the Earth's Surface. Did you know that there are 2 types, though? One…

15 years ago