St Petersburg University scientists discover an ancient island arc in the Kyrgyz Tien Shan

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The scientists from St Petersburg University began to study the geology of Central Asia in the middle of the 20th century. Multi-year research and rich field experience have made it possible to create the world's leading school of thought in the geology of the Tien Shan at the University. At present, work continues with active collaboration with scientists throughout the world.

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Researchers have discovered in the Tien Shan mountains a specific complex of rocks that formed in the Cambrian ocean about 500 million years ago.

Period31 Dec 2020

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  • TitleSt Petersburg University scientists discover an ancient island arc in the Kyrgyz Tien Shan
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEurekalert!
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date31.12.2020
    PersonsИнна Юрьевна Сафонова