Scientists at the Royal Society – the UK’s national academy of science – have determined that the continent of Africa is literally splitting in two. According to Geologists, in 2005 a rift opened up in the Afar region of Ethiopia as a result of underground eruptions, which will eventually cause the horn of Africa to drift away and a new ocean to form. From a BBC News report: The sea will flood in and will start to create this new ocean. It will pull apart, sink down deeper and deeper and eventually… parts of southern Ethiopia, Somalia will drift off,…
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