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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Japan deep sea drilling boat casts off to find quakes

Japan deep sea drilling boat casts off to find quakes
Shimizu, Japan (AFP) Sept 13, 2013 - A Japan-led team of seismologists set off Friday on a mission to drill deep beneath the seabed in a search for the origin of earthquakes. The scientists weighed anchor on Japan's deep-sea drilling vessel Chikyu, heading for a spot in the ocean off the Kii peninsula, southwestern Japan, and a fracture in the Earth's crust known as the Nankai Trough. Experts have warned the trough, which m ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Japan_deep_sea_drilling_boat_casts_off_to_find_quakes_999.html
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