BTN- Week 6


BLUE- SUMMARY                PINK- FACTS



This BTN/ Herald sun was about the mysterious crack appearing in Africa. The crack is located in the middle of the valley in Kenya. Scientists believe the crack indicates a separation of Africa. Many tourists have begun taking photos in front of the crack.

-Geologists believe the huge fault line is evidence the African continent will break apart over the next tens of millions of years.

-It became exposed for the first time after heavy rainfall in Kenya in the past month which also caused hospital walls to collapse, flooded entire neighborhoods, and closed off major highways.

-The crack is more than 15m deep and 15m wide.



-Will the crack cause any natural disasters like a volcanic eruption, earthquakes, tsunami’s etc; when it grows bigger.

-How did the crack appear and who discovered it?

-I now understand all about the strange crack in Africa, certain people’s beliefs behind it and some of the damage it has caused.