Scientists: Ancient oceanic plate found beneath Calif.

03/20/2013 | United Press International

A massive slab of dehydrated material buried 60 miles beneath California is actually an ancient oceanic plate pushed under the continent 100 million years ago, researchers say. The Isabella anomaly is a "fossil" piece of the Farallon oceanic plate, and the discovery merits a deeper look at the tectonic history of western North America, said researcher Donald Forsyth.

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