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‘Lost continent’ of Zealandia transformed by formation of the Pacific’s Ring of Fire

by Christopher Carbone, Fox News

The ‘lost continent’ of Zealandia, which is submerged beneath the Pacific Ocean, experienced a major upheaval about 35 to 50 million years ago.

According to findings published Feb. 6 in the journal Geology, scientists now believe that the topographic transformation may have been related to a reactivation of ancient fault lines linked to the formation of the western Pacific’s Ring of Fire.

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