New York drifts about one inch farther away from London each year

An ‘upsurge of matter’ from deep beneath the Earth’s crust is pushing Britain and America an inch and a half (4cm) further apart every year, a new study reveals. This upwelling is pushing the tectonic plates from below, causing the continents of Europe and Africa on one side and the Americas on the other to move further apart.

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