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Nascita di un oceano: la depressione di Afar (Etiopia) / Birth of an ocean: the Afar Depression (Ethiopia)

"La formazione di un nuovo oceano è un evento raro, che pochi scienziati hanno avuto la fortuna di osservare. Oggi però questo processo geofisico è in piena attività in uno degli angoli più caldi e inospitali del pianeta..." Galleria fotografica
Fonte: Le scienze. Ed. it. di Scientific American

"Formation of an ocean is a rare event, one few scientists have ever witnessed. Yet this geophysical nativity is unfolding today in one of the hottest and most inhospitable corners of the globe..." Photo gallery
Fonte: Scientific American

The Afar Depression with Google Satellite Maps.


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