An Unexpected Ancient Ocean Is Hiding Underground In West Virginia

In a world that is is comprised of about 71 percent water, it hard to believe that there are entire oceans that most of us don’t realize exists. West Virginia is one such place. Though the people of that region have solid ground beneath their feet, far below them flows an ancient ocean more than 400 million years old.

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