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The Earth’s crust drips “like honey” into its bowels under the Andes

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Scientists have discovered that the earth’s crust drips “like honey” into the hot bowels of our planet under the Andes.

By setting up a simple sandbox experiment and comparing the results with real geological data, the researchers found compelling evidence that Earth the crust was “avalanched” for hundreds of miles in the Andes after being swallowed up by the viscous mantle.

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