Japan discoveres world biggest lava plateaus under Indian Ocean
www.chinaview.cn 2007-01-11 13:51:07

University of Tokyo's Underwater Technology reseach Center Director Tamaki Ura displays a computer graphic of the bed of the Indian Ocean, 800km east of Mauritius at a press conference at the University of Tokyo. A team of Japanese scientists said they had discovered one of the world's biggest lava plateaus under the Indian Ocean, using an unmanned undersea probe they developed.

University of Tokyo's Underwater Technology reseach Center Director Tamaki Ura displays a computer graphic of the bed of the Indian Ocean, 800km east of Mauritius at a press conference at the University of Tokyo. A team of Japanese scientists said they had discovered one of the world's biggest lava plateaus under the Indian Ocean, using an unmanned undersea probe they developed. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
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