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    What is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge?

    Beneath the Atlantic Ocean is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, an geological feature that runs north-south and measures some 40,000 km (25,000 mi) in length.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraser View Post
    Beneath the Atlantic Ocean is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, an geological feature that runs north-south and measures some 40,000 km (25,000 mi) in length.
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    Even the article says that the mid-atlantic ridge is only 16,000 kilometers.

    It does say that it is part of an ocean mountain chain that extends for 40,389 km, approximately the circumference of the earth.

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