The earth’s crust drips “like honey” into its interior beneath the Andes

The earth’s crust drips “like honey” into its interior beneath the Andes

The Earth’s crust drips “like honey” into the planet’s warm interior beneath the Andes, scientists have discovered.

By setting up a simple experiment in a sandbox and comparing the results with actual geological data, researchers have found compelling evidence that Earth’s the crust has been “cut away” over hundreds of miles in the Andes after being swallowed up by the viscous mantle.

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