South African University Study Discovers 'Lost Continent'

A study headed by Professor Lewis Ashwal of the University of the Witwatersrand has confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the island of Mauritius.



Researchers from Wits University's School of Geosciences.

  • South Africa:   'Lost Continent' Found Under Mauritius

    Wits University, 1 February 2017

    Lava-covered piece of continent is an ancient remnant, left over from the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago. Read more »

Wits geologist, Professor Lewis Ashwal.