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Contact: Michael Meyer
University of Innsbruck


Caption: In a recent Geology paper, geologists from the universities of Innsbruck and Leeds report on ancient cave systems discovered near the summits of the Allgäu Mountains that preserved the oldest radiometrically dated dripstones currently known from the European Alps.

Credit: Michael Meyer

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