A new study by the universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Oslo confirms a correlation between the rates of subduction and geomagnetic reversals which supports a long-standing hypothesis. A geomagnetic reversal is a change in a planet’s magnetic field whereby magnetic north and south switch places, this phenomena occurs on average every 450,00 years. The cause […]Read More Is Subduction Causing Earth’s Magnetic Field to Reverse?
Two new studies have provided some much-needed insight into the birth of plate tectonics here on Earth and date it to be 500 million years earlier than we thought. Plate tectonics is rare in our solar system as only Mercury joins Earth as a tectonically active planet the other terrestrial planets, Mars and Venus show […]Read More Could Meteorite Impacts Have Helped Start Plate Tectonics?
The Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes also known as the rainbow mountain is one of the most breathtaking geological features in the world. The mountain is awash with colours from red to turquoise to green to gold and is even thought to be holy. To local citizens who bring offerings to the geological wonder […]Read More The Rainbow Mountain Of Peru