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A 60-million-year old mystery about a massive missing chunk of the Asian and Eurasian continents has been solved

Eurasia and India are half the size they once were, according to new research, which may also help solve a long-standing mystery about where all that missing land ended up. A team of geoscientists from the University of Chicago who have been studying the tectonic plates the continents sit on have discovered that half the mass that was there 60 million years ago gradually slipped under the Earth's surface.
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