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Tracing Gondwanaland: MIT Study Shows How India Drifted Faster Than Ever to Join Eurasia 80 Million Years Ago

How did Indian peninsula or Gondwana island drifted northward to join the Eurasia 80 million years ago? The decades-old mystery re-surfaced again with geologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) coining their own version. The study says that India was pulled by two subduction zones in the Earth’s mantle when the edge of one tectonic plate sinks under another ...

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