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Geochemical Evidence Suggest Ancient Megafloods Eroded Tsangpo Gorge
2013-07-23 10:15:31

A new study reveals the first geochemical evidence that the 150-mile long Tsangpo Gorge was the conduit by which megafloods from glacial lakes drained suddenly and catastrophically.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.