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SU geologists prove early Tibetan Plateau was larger than previously thought

Gregory Hoke

Gregory Hoke

April 10, 2014

Professor Gregory Hoke says parts of ancient plateau were 600 miles longer

Earth scientists in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have determined that the Tibetan Plateau—the world’s largest, highest, and flattest plateau—had a larger initial extent than previously documented. Their discovery is the subject of an article in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters (Elsevier, 2014). Read more...