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Hidden continent Zealandia sunk as the Pacific Ring of Fire formed, drilling reveals

The first sediment core samples from Zealandia, the eighth continent, have been retrieved. They reveal a 50-million-year history studded with eruptions, rising and falling mountains and the eventual decline of the continent.

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