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Model Explains Why McKinley is Where It Is

After 17,000 hours of Super Computer modeling scientist say they can explain why McKinley is where it is. Geologists have always said the mountain was created by the Pacific Plate sinking beneath the North American Plate. However they did not … Continue reading

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History of Sierra-Nevada Growth

Hari Mix and Page Chamberlain of Stanford have published a report on the growth of the Sierra Nevada 50 million years ago and ending some 20 million years ago rising from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and passing through … Continue reading

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New Study Says Precipitation Was 3X What It Is Now During Mauna Kea’s Glacier Period

A study published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters by scientists from Oregon State University, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, University of British Columbia and U.S. Geological Survey and supported by the National Science Foundation investigates the ancient glaciers on … Continue reading

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