Newly identified continent Zealandia faces a battle for recognition

Who knew that finding hidden continents was a trend? Researchers now say they've confirmed the existence of Zealandia, a giant land mass (roughly two thirds the size of Australia) hiding in the Pacific Ocean -- as you might guess, New Zealand is its...

Newly identified continent Zealandia faces a battle for recognition

Geologists make the case for a new continent, dubbed Zealandia, found largely submerged beneath the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

Fri 24 Feb 17 from ScienceNews

Apparently New Zealand Might Be Part of a Lost Underwater Continent

Geologists think it should be part of an eighth continent: Zealandia

Fri 17 Feb 17 from TIME

Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

Almost entirely submerged, Zealandia meets all the criteria to be considered a continent, say researchers.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from BBC News

Geologists spy an eighth continent: Zealandia

This mostly submerged world should be recognized alongside Africa, Australia and others, argue some researchers.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Nature News

The Pacific Ocean is hiding a whole continent

Who knew that finding hidden continents was a trend? Researchers now say they've confirmed the existence of Zealandia, a giant land mass (roughly two thirds the size of Australia) ...

Sun 19 Feb 17 from Engadget

Geologists propose listing a new continent called ‘Zealandia’ in the southwest Pacific even though it’s 95% under water

An area the size of the Indian subcontinent is distinct enough to constitute a separate continent, a new paper suggests.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from ZME Science

Scientists discover gigantic lost continent that sunk into the ocean millions of years ago

A lost continent that sunk 100 million years ago has been discovered underneath New Zealand.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from FOXNews

We might have an eighth continent. Here’s why that matters.

Science The way we categorize things is actually important Does it really matter if Pluto is a planet or if there are eight continents instead of seven? Yes. Yes it does.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Popular Science

Earth's Has a Hidden 8th Continent

The island nation of New Zealand may be the tiny chunk of a massive continent that lurks mostly under the Pacific Ocean, new research suggests.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Livescience

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