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The integration of the various earth-science disciplines in the LITHOPROBE project

Canada is the first nation to fully probe how the lithosphere of a whole continent was forced together, and sometimes torn apart, during thousands of millions of years of drifting, squeezing, pulling and tearing, ever since Earth formed within our solar system about 4,600 million years ago.
Probing Canada's lithosphere involves some 500 specialists from the various fields of the earth sciences who lend their talents to the LITHOPROBE Project, Canada's national inner space program, the first national, multidisciplinary and deep exploration of the roots and growth of a continent.

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