Scientists Discover Lost Range Of ‘Supermountains’ Three Times Longer Than The Himalayas

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The Transgondwanan Supermountain was a massive mountain range that sprawled across Earth millions of years ago, and it may have been key in supercharging evolution. As tall as the Himalayas and about quadruple its length, the supermountain was filled with nutrients that were washed away into the seas as it eroded. Scientists speculate that these nutrients may have accelerated evolution as the period it was eroding in coincides with the Cambrian explosion — the period in which most animal groups appeared in the fossil record. Read full article here

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