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Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in some respects change might be almost unnoticeable to us. […] … learn more→