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Earth’s Crust Drips ‘Like Cold Syrup’ Into Planet’s Core, Study Says

Sputnik International

By Andrei Dergalin

July 22, 2022

The lead author of the new research said their team confirmed that “a deformation on the surface of an area of the Andes Mountains has a large portion of the lithosphere below avalanched away.”
A portion of our planet’s lithosphere beneath the Andes has been dripping into Earth’s core, with the process apparently taking place over the course of several million years, a new study suggests.

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