It has recently been discovered that Heart Mountain near the Wyoming/Montana border has at sometime moved 62 miles in about one half hour. The article also reported that other mountains in the world also possess the necessary geology to do the same. One of those mentioned is the Canary Islands. It has to do with the density of their internal dike buildups and the presence of hot water within those spaces between the dikes. The full article is at the link below: Live Science
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Posted 22 May 2006 - 01:56 AM
Not in the standard way it wasn't, ie it wasn't caused by the movement of tectonic plates. This was a catastrophic volcanic event. It must have caused an almighty earthquake.
Link to the article HERE. (The above link will take you to the Live Science index page).
"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the street to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 1952 - 2001