Scientists Have Found Evidence of a Lost Continent of Mauritia
on 07 February 2017
The lost continent of Mauritia is believed to have been pulled apart by geological forces and sunk to the bottom of the sea long, long ago and scientists have just found evidence that might prove that theory. When studying volcanic rocks on the island of Mauritius, scientists found some with zircon crystals embedded in them. The remarkable thing here is that the crystals are some two billion years old, while Mauritius is just nine million years old—meaning there's a much more ancient layer of earth under what we know as Mauritius. Read more at Popular Science.