Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World

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This is a book about an ocean that vanished six million years ago - the ocean of Tethys. Named after a Greek sea nymph, there is a sense of mystery about such a vast, ancient ocean, of which all that remains now are a few little pools, like the Caspian Sea. There were other great oceans in the history of the Earth - Iapetus, Panthalassa - but Tethys was the last of them, vanishing a mere moment (in geological terms) before Man came on the scene. Once Tethys stretched across the world. How do we know? And how could such a ...

Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199214297

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Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199214280

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