February 25, 2013
Parts of Ancient Continent Buried under Ocean
Rebecca Morelle, BBC News
Fragments of an ancient continent are buried beneath the floor of the Indian Ocean, a study suggests.
Researchers have found evidence for a landmass that would have existed between 2,000 and 85 million years ago.
The strip of land, which scientists have called Mauritia, eventually fragmented and vanished beneath the waves as the modern world started to take shape.
TAGGED: Rodinia, Supercontinents