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'Caldas Tear' Resolves Seismic Activity Beneath Colombia
2013-06-06 20:49:15

Colombia sits atop a complex geological area where three tectonic plates are interacting, producing seismicity patterns that have puzzled seismologists for years.

New Insights Into The Strength Of Continents
2012-08-21 11:11:47

Over the last 50 million years, the Caribbean islands have been pushed east, driven by the movement of the Earth's viscous mantel against the more rooted South American continent.

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2008-04-03 08:55:00

Discovery means other sites such as the Cascadia Subduction Zone in northwestern North America have potential for more severe earthquakes than once thought


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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