Did you know the world's first-ever beach was formed in the Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, India?
The zircon grains found in the ancient rocks was proof that the rocks were 3.1 billion years old. This discovery concluded that the Singhbhum area holds is one of the most ancient beaches on earth.
Who doesn't prefer a beach holiday? Walking on the sand feeling the mystic beauty of nature while taking breaks standing in water makes one feel pleasant and relaxed. But ever wondered how were these beaches formed? Where was the first-ever beach formed?
Well, as per a report unravelled by a group of scientists stated that continents were settled on earth 700 million years ago. That's when the world’s first beach was formed and guess where? Here in India!
According to a report in Curly Tales, a team of Indian, Australian and South African scientists have issued a theory in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The theory affirms that the first continents on earth were formed 3.2 billion years ago, the interesting part of the research was that it revealed that the world’s first beach was formed in Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, India.
The report further stated that Priyadarshi Chowdhury, the lead scientist, examined the sedimentary rocks of Singhbhum. The zircon grains found in the ancient rocks was proof that the rocks were 3.1 billion years old. This discovery concluded that the Singhbhum area holds is one of the most ancient beaches on earth.