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The evaporating Mediterranean Sea | BBC -
Published: 8 years ago By: BBC Earth

By: BBC EarthPublished: 8 years ago

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Six million years ago the continents of Africa and Europe collided to close the Strait of Gibralter. Starved of water, the Mediterranean Sea evaporated to form a vast desert. The legacy of this vanished ocean? A million years' worth of salt deposited in mines half a kilimetre beneath the island of Sicily. Extraordinary footage taken from the ground-breaking BBC series Earth: The Power of the Planet. Visit for all the latest animal news and wildlife videos and watch more high quality videos on the new BBC Earth YouTube channel here: