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Volcanoes of Virginia linked to islands in the eastern Atlantic

The youngest volcanoes on the East Coast share an unusual geological connection with islands across the Atlantic Ocean, a new study has found. The new findings could explain the enigmatic origin of the 48-million-year-old volcanoes, which ripped through Virginia’s fractured crust long after other fiery eruptions had ceased along the East Coast. The surprisingly young […]