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IYou need to think about an immense plain of white sand, unfold over a number of sq. kilometers, dotted with giant rings of completely round coralligenous, surrounded by giant rocky plenty, at a depth of almost 120 meters.

Laurent Ballesta, marine biologist, is used to the deep seas of the Mediterranean, which he has been round for round thirty years. But this huge underwater thriller by no means ceases to intrigue him: how may these 1,417 rings, which line the underside of the ocean twelve nautical miles off Cape Corsica, have been fashioned and survived the centuries? They had been found in 2010 throughout an underwater mapping marketing campaign led by the University of Corsica.

For 5 years, Laurent Ballesta and the…

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