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(Phys Org2)   Ever been on a continental see-saw?   (phys.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Plate tectonics, Glacier, Patagonia, Earth, Washington University, Hannah Mark, tectonic plates, Andes  
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2022-02-28 9:05:48 AM  
Isostatic rebound.   Been happening in my neck of the woods, S. Ontario, for 12000 years after the ice age.  Eventually it will seal off the St. Lawrence river and the water from the great lakes will end up going down the Hudson....like it did when the ice blocked the outlet....

\About 10mm a year of 'lift'
 
2022-02-28 11:25:36 AM  
Here's one on a turntable...close enough?
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