Discussion in 'Environment' started by random3434, Nov 3, 2009.
I find this fascinating!
Giant Crack in Africa Will Create a New Ocean - Yahoo! News
Should I bring my pipe?
New Ocean in Africa will Hit Minorities Hardest -- AP
New Ocean in Africa, Bush to blame? -- NY Times
I've always been fascinated by plate tectonics. Cool Read
BTW Crusader, that was funny
Did you say...
A GIANT CRACK IN AFRICA???
Hopefully it culminates in a ginormous eruption of some sort !
Maybe they can fill it in with all those carbon credits
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;
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