Mega-flood filled the Mediterranean in months

 作者:阴燕謇     |      日期:2019-03-08 02:03:16
By Kate Ravilious EAT your heart out, Noah. A flood of biblical proportions filled the present-day Mediterranean Sea in a matter of months. At its peak the mega-flood caused the sea’s level to rise by over 10 metres per day. Around 5.6 million years ago the Mediterranean Sea almost completely evaporated when it became disconnected from the Atlantic Ocean. This was due to uplift of the Strait of Gibraltar by tectonic activity,