A New Ocean in the Making?

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    Should I bring my pipe?
     
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    New Ocean in Africa will Hit Minorities Hardest -- AP

    New Ocean in Africa, Bush to blame? -- NY Times
     
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    Did you say...

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    A GIANT CRACK IN AFRICA???
     
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    Hopefully it culminates in a ginormous eruption of some sort !
     
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    Maybe they can fill it in with all those carbon credits
     
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    Well, that is how Africa and South America parted ways. In the Creteceous, the rift that would become the South Atlantic opened between the continents. Probably started in exactly the same manner that we are seeing in Africa. There is a nice quick summery of simple plate tectonics at this site;

    http://www.slideshare.net/duncanpatti/plate-tectonics-notes
     

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