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A tectonic plate may have peeled apart—and that could shrink the Atlantic Ocean

A tectonic plate may have peeled apart—and that could shrink the Atlantic Ocean Something strange is happening off the coast of Portugal, and scientists have now proposed a groundbreaking explanation. BY MAYA WEI-HAASNationalGeographic.com MAY 6, 2019 For years, João Duarte has puzzled over a seemingly boring underwater expanse off the coast of Portugal. In 1969, this site spawned a massive earthquake that rattled the shore and sparked a tsunami. But you would never know why just from looking at the…

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