Before their very eyes!Aristotle recognized that the earth’s surface features are not permanent: lakes dry up, deserts become wet, and islands may form as the result of volcanic eruptions. Areas that were once sea may become land, and vice versa.
Aristotle wrote that most changes on the earth’s surface are not grasped by people, because they happen on timescales very much longer than a human life. (SEE HERE)
When This Boat Crew Realized What They Were Seeing, It Was Almost Too Late To Escape.
Ethiopia's Danakil Depression has one of the most extreme climates found on Earth – yet even here, life has found a way
One day millions of years into the future, the plates will have moved apart so much that the salty waters of the Red Sea will spill over, creating a new ocean and drowning this strange landscape forever. Then, the Danakil Depression will be the birthplace of a new ocean.