Hot Rock Keeps Earth Afloat

September 2007
Science Teacher;Sep2007, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p18
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of a University of Utah study which was coauthored by David Chapman, a professor of geology, which showed how various regions of North America are kept afloat by heat within Earth's rocky crust, and how much of the continent would sink beneath sea level without heat to make rock buoyant.


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