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Desert Discovery

Desert Discovery

May 10, 2006

In a few places on Earth, blocks of oceanic crust called ophiolites have been thrust onto the continents, giving scientists a firsthand look at rock formations that were once beneath the seafloor. The largest ophiolite is in Oman.(Photo by Peter Kelemen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution )

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