Conveyor Belt Schematic (image) University of Hawaii at Manoa Share Print E-Mail Caption The left panel shows the glacial conveyor belt flow 21,000 years ago. The right panel shows a reorganized conveyor belt flow 17,500-15,000 years ago with deep-water sinking in the North Pacific. Credit IPRC/SOEST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.