Indications For Volcanic Eruptions In The Younger Geological History Found In Labrador Sea

Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 00:14 in Earth & Climate

Scientists have researched the geology of the seabed in the Labrador Sea on board of RV Maria S. Merian. They have studied the so-called Eirik Drift at the southern tip of Greenland, a structure of several hundred kilometers length formed like a ridge. They discovered a submarine mountain (seamount) at the southwestern fringe of their area of investigation that indicates volcanic eruptions during the past few million years.

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