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Hope for atlantis?

"That huge vertical movements in the crust occur is not in question. One could cite the deep sea oozes resting on coals of Tertiary Age in Barbados, for example. The coals represent a shallow water, tropical environment which sank to over 4-5 km depth for the deposition of the ooze and was then raised again, all in a very short period."

(James, Peter M.; "A New Model for Crustal Deformation," Open Earth, no. 17, 1982.)

From Science Frontiers #28, JUL-AUG 1983. 1983-2000 William R. Corliss