Red Sea Region Parting in Massive Split

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  • Aug 14 2010 12:18 AM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this National Geographic News article, read about the rapid separating of the Arabian and African plates at the Red Sea. Along this rift, a magma intrusion is causing the fissure, and scientists are gathering new information about how the Earth's crust splits and how new crust is formed. Links to other stories, photos and Web sites are also found on this page.

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