Ancient mountains recorded in Antarctic sandstones reveal potential links to global events

Source: Science Daily

A new analysis of sandstones from Antarctica indicates there may be important links between the generation of mountain belts and major transitions in Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. A team of researchers analyzed the chemistry of tiny zircon grains commonly found in the Earth’s continental rock record to determine their ages and chemical compositions.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200805102030.htm