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Parentages Of Australia’s Mountains Finally Showed

Two procedures, continental conflict and volcanism, were responsible for most of the world’s mountain ranges. Australia’s Great Dividing Range, however, happened without either, mystifying geologists as to its beginning. Eventually, they have an answer, one that may also interpret highlands elsewhere. Mountains are not really Australia’s thing. The continent’s highest top, Mount Kosciuszko, is precisely … Read More