Mapping the ‘hidden’ eighth continent Zealandia

24 Mar 2021
Dr Guerer
Dr Gürer with Falkor in the background © Dan Buehler.

The ‘hidden’ continent of Zealandia is being partially mapped, thanks to a deepwater mapping expedition led by The University of Queensland in collaboration with Schmidt Ocean Institute.

The mostly-submerged continent has New Zealand and New Caledonia rising from its depths and was only put on the map by geologists in 2014.

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