Oldest Large Body of Ancient Seawater In The World' discovered close to Chesapeake Bay

Oldest Large Body of Ancient Seawater In The World' discovered close to Chesapea

While conducting a study out of Southern Virginia on the impact crater a new discovery was made of `the oldest large body of ancient seawater in the world.'

The Washington Post recommends that this water is originally a remnant of an ocean with seawater which is not even there today and was destroyed millions of years ago. According to the US Topographical Survey researchers this large body of seawater is present half a mile underground which is near the Chesapeake narrows.

Ward Sanford, a USGS hydrologist said that what they basically found was trapped water that is double the saltiness of [modern] seawater. In the endeavour to discover the beginning, they discovered it was Early Cretaceous seawater. It's truly water that is from the North Atlantic.

The findings were published this Thursday in the journal Nature where the discoveries reveal that the water is between 100 million and 150 million years of age.

Biologists are predicting that a vast piece of ice or stones pummeled into an aged sea where huge bits of trash were thrown out in all directions causing gigantic tidal waves that extended inland for several miles.

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