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Ancient super volcano found in Hong Kong

People's Daily Online)  07:31, September 03, 2012

Photo taken on Aug 30, 2012 shows a ship passes by the super volcano. (Xinhua/Zhao Yusi)

Edited and translated by Xue Meng, People's Daily Online

The Hong Kong Civil Engineering and Development Department made an official announcement of the discovery of an ancient super volcano on Aug 30, 2012. This is the first time to find such volcano in south east of Hong Kong. The last time it erupted happened around 140 million years ago. Since then, it has turned into an extinct volcano.

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