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Two hundred million years beneath the sea.

Peter Briggs

Two hundred million years beneath the sea.

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deep Sea Drilling project,
  • Submarine geology

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE39 B7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17971679M

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Two hundred million years beneath the sea. book is a great book to introduce the wonders of the lesser known habitats deep beneath the deep blue sea and it has a great message about finding joy in the things all around you. These Cambrian-age fossils, million years old, were discovered one hundred years ago by then-head of the Smithsonian, Charles D.

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And they’re hungry. An analysis of seafloor sediments dating from 13 million to nearly million years ago found. With Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Rod Serling. Because sea sponges and humans last shared a common ancestor more than million years ago, this means the functional mechanism.

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I found an interactive map at National Geographic that was enormously helpful. Sorry if all this seems nitpicky, but I love doing research, and your story might. A half-billion years ago, it was a chain of volcano islands adrift in a tropical sea. Over untold millennia, it took new forms, like a lump of clay forever being hundred million years a.

Roy estimates that over 1, years, less than millimeter ( inch) of new, oxygen-rich sediment is deposited onto the seafloor. This depth is about half the thickness of your pinkie fingernail.

That means if you plunged your own finger deep into that muck, you could touch dirt that’s nearly half a million years.

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If the rate of sea-level change is slow enough (e.g., less than 1 cm/year), a reef can keep up and maintain its position at sea level long after its. Microbes buried beneath the sea floor for more than million years are still alive, a new study reveals. When brought back to the lab and fed, they started to multiply.

The microbes are oxygen-loving species that somehow exist on what little of the gas diffuses from. The authors had employed divers to search the sea floor at a depth of 20m at the foot of a submerged cliff about km offshore and recover many hundreds of Middle Palaeolithic tools, which have since been dated to the periodyears BP (Cliquet et al.

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Therefore, the age of the ocean floor is not an accurate tool to measure the age of the Earth. Evolutionary scientists recently claimed to have discovered bacteria that are million years old. In researchers collected deep-sea sediment cores in the South Pacific as part of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, with the goal of examining seafloor life and habitability in one of the lowest-productive ocean areas.

Sediment samples used in the analysis were taken from depths of. Of this depth, 3, feet were through basalt - lava that erupted when this region of sea floor was formed six million years ago along the Costa Rica Rift. The hole was drilled during two periods.

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