Date: 4 months ago   Category: Science

Scientists found the island with a part of the disappeared continent


It contains the mysterious breeds containing quartzite. At the same time the island volcanic, also has to consist of basalt. The group of geologists of the University of Colombia in the USA found the island entering the archipelago of Comoro Islands which mysteriously combines two breeds. The island has volcanic origin and has to consist of basalt completely. However the breeds containing quartzite are also found. Writes ScienceAlert about it. Experts assumed that availability of quartzite can speak inclusion in the island of a piece of Gondwana several million years ago. Researchers conducted an expedition on the island and confirmed that fragments of quartzite are its part. Also the maternal breed containing a large amount of quartzite was found. This "impossible" phenomenon is contrary to ideas of tectonics of plates. His scientists with the fact that the supercontinent Gondwana after disintegration formed Madagascar and Hindustan 150 million years ago explained. At the same time this piece of sushi could break away from Africa and Madagascar and to be located between them in the oceanic pool. And after the volcanic eruption which led to emergence of the island, quartzite was included into basalt breeds. Earlier it was reported that scientists found traces of the large-scale accident which occurred 12.800 years ago in Chile. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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