Icelmay be part of a submerged continent called Icelandia


Floating icebergs in Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, Iceland

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Icelmay not just be an isl– it could be the only exposed part of an entire continent, dubbed Icelandia, that is mostly submerged beneath the Atlantic Ocean.

“There is a hidden continent right there under the sea,” says Gillian Foulger at Durham University in the UK. She her colleagues have published the idea in a chapter of a new book, In the Footsteps of Warren B. Hamilton: New Ideas in Earth Science.

Icellies on the Mid-Atlantic ridge, where two of …



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