Scientists: Fissure Could Become New Ocean
"We believe we have seen the birth of a new ocean basin," said Dereje of Addis Ababa University. "This is unprecedented in scientific history because we usually see the split after it has happened. But here we are watching the phenomenon."
Plate tectonics are far too complicated for mere mortal scientists to comprehend. There must be a higher being involved in such an earth-changing event.