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Repairing Notre Dame's Vaults with Underground Quarries

Hidden under Paris is a rich source of limestone, a vast labyrinth of quarry tunnels.

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By exploring Paris' underground tunnels, can scientists identify the original source of Notre Dame's vaulting stone, damaged in the 2019 fire?

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