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Did a Megaflood Slice Off Britain?

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Science  20 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5836, pp. 307
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5836.307a

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Summary

Geologists present evidence in this week's issue of Nature for a huge gushing of lake water that long ago cut down into solid rock to form the Dover Strait before rushing down the then-dry English Channel, separating Britain from France.