Ancient ocean crust in the Mediterranean Sea may predate supercontinent Pangea

August 17, 2016 by  
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A fascinating new geological study reveals a piece of oceanic crust in the Mediterranean Sea that could predate the supercontinent Pangea . Dated at around 340 million years old , the piece of oceanic crust found by geologist Roi Granot of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is a promising contender for the oldest oceanic crust in the world.

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Ancient ocean crust in the Mediterranean Sea may predate supercontinent Pangea

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