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No evidence of volcano off Puducherry coast: study

06 October 2015

CHENNAI: In a huge relief to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), a recent study by the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has concluded that there was no evidence to prove the existence of a submerged volcano off the Puducherry coast, which could have posed a danger to nuclear establishments at Kalpakkam, some 80 km from here.

“The literature review, existing satellite and ship-borne bathymetric and geophysical data do not lend any credible evidence for the presence of submarine volcano,” the 110-page ‘Status report on an unconfirmed submarine volcano off Pondicherry coast’ by Hyderabad-based NGRI stated….

Source:http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/no-evidence-of-volcano-off-puducherry-coast-study/article7727317.ece

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Written by csirindia

October 7, 2015 at 6:06 am

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