Tag: Iapetus Ocean

Waves in the Mountains

Each of Maya Lin’s and Andy Goldsworthy’s enormous installations at the Storm King Art Center – hers a grass wavefield on an 11-acre site, his a 2,278-foot-long stone wall, is of the sea; a sea that has long disappeared.

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New York Skyscrapers in an Ancient Sea

Ever wonder why New York City’s tall skyscrapers don’t sink into the ground? Or why Greenwich Village isn’t as tall as downtown Manhattan? Thank the sea.

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