Latest Altiplano-Puna Plateau Stories
Magma underneath the Earth’s crust is forcing the ground up at a certain spot, but at the same time sinking the ground around it. The result is something researchers are describing as the “sombrero uplift,” after the popular Mexican hat.
Word of the Day
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- + geck.