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There’s A Missing eight Continent That It Took 375 Years To Find

group of geologists hit the headlines when they announced the discovery of Zealandia back in 2017. ?

It is a vast continent of 1.89 million sq miles (4.9 million sq km) – that is around six times the size of Madagascar.

Though the world’s encyclopedias, maps and search engines had been adamant that there were just seven continents for some time, the team confidently informed the world that this was wrong. The latest addition broke records – as the smallest, thinnest, and youngest in the world.

The catch is that 94% of it is underwater, with just a handful of islands, such as New Zealand, thrusting out from its oceanic depths.

Tap the link our bio to discover more about Zealandia and the 375-year journey to find it.

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