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Recently, Scientists discover 8th continent under Europe. It's named as;

[A]. Greater Adria
[B]. Mathilde
[C]. Cruithne
[D]. Davida

Answer: Option A


Geologists under the principal researcher Douwe van Hinsbergen, Professor at Utrecht University, Netherlands, have discovered a new continent named "Greater Adria" in the mediterranean region under Europe, after successful analysation of mountain ranges from Spain to Iran in detail for 10 years. The discovery of this continent is published in the journal 'Gondwana Research'. his Greater Adria island is a piece of continental crust in the size of Greenland. It once separated from North Africa and plunged into the Earth's mantle under Southern Europe. It took Greater Adria 120 million years to be found by mankind.

Wasana Rajawasan said: (Jan 26, 2020)  
No, it's not the 8th continent.

Its Zealandia.

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