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Pieces Of Lost Continent Discovered Buried Beneath Indian Ocean
2013-02-25 10:34:59

While we never managed to find the lost city of Atlantis, an international group of scientists has found evidence of an ancient lost micro-continent resting beneath two islands in the Indian Ocean.

Next Supercontinent Could Be Formed Near North Pole
2012-02-09 06:13:38

All of Earth's continents, believed to have once been joined together as a supercontinent known as Pangaea, will be reunited as a single landmass near the North Pole within the next 50 million to 200 million years.

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2009-06-08 07:30:00

Billions of years of history have been uncovered with a new technique that is helping scientists paint a picture of how Earth’s continents were arranged.

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2008-09-09 14:50:00

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new exploration method to assist the oil and gas industry in identifying more precisely where the oceans and continents meet.

2006-08-17 01:35:00

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The island continent of Australia was once three continents which collided 1.64 billion years ago, a new study has found, prompting speculation of new mineral deposits in the outback.


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North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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