Exploring Zealandia

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GuyM
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Exploring Zealandia

Post by GuyM » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:42 am

Nice piece by Rupert Sutherland talking about the IODP leg currently underway to explore the "Zealandia" continent.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/9675524 ... -zealandia

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Re: Exploring Zealandia

Post by Pillars » Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:20 pm

That's fascinating stuff right there. Who knows what they'll discover eventually.

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Re: Exploring Zealandia

Post by GuyM » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:23 pm

Current focus is on the Hikurangi subduction thrust system - in part because this has the potential for M8+ quakes and the associated tsunami risk.

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