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Southern Arizona once looked like Tibet

15:18 EST 3 Dec 2019 | Science Blog

A University of Wyoming researcher and his colleagues have shown that much of the southwestern United States was once a vast high-elevation plateau, similar to Tibet today. This work has implications for the distribution of natural resources, such as copper, and provides insight into the formation of mountains during the subduction of tectonic plates. “We … Continue reading Southern Arizona once looked like Tibet

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