Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | June 27, 2007

Without Hot Rock, Much of North America would be Underwater

“A University of Utah study shows how various regions of North America are kept afloat by heat within Earth’s rocky crust, and how much of the continent would sink beneath sea level if not for heat that makes rock buoyant.

Of coastal cities, New York City would sit 1,427 feet under the Atlantic, Boston would be 1,823 feet deep, Miami would reside 2,410 feet undersea, New Orleans would be 2,416 feet underwater and Los Angeles would rest 3,756 feet beneath the Pacific.”

Read article from the University of Utah
TPE Link – The Earth’s Interior

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