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Ancient Forest on Ocean Floor

7/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

 The world is being mapped in ever greater detail by companies such as Google, but our oceans are still mostly unknown and hold untold secrets. One of those secrets has recently been discovered off the coast of Mobile, Alabama, in the form of an ancient Cypress tree forest that’s anywhere from 50 to 80,000 years old. http://www.geek.com/science/50000-year-old-forest-found-on-the-bottom-of-the-ocean-1561614/

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