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Jun 07 2013

The bedrock beneath Antarctica

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  1. 1
    Eristae

    It always blows my mind that there’s an entire continent under an ice sheet. I just keep thinking about all the fascinating secrets it must hold, insights about our planet (especially life in our planet) that we can’t find elsewhere.

  2. 2
    Nathair

    The bedrock beneath Anardica

    FTFY

  3. 3
    Gregory in Seattle

    @Eristae #1 – Supposedly, it has been investigated, much to humankind’s great and lasting sorrow:

    At the Mountains of Madness

  4. 4
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Yeah, but how can we militarize and profit from this?

  5. 5
    Markita Lynda—threadrupt

    Here’s one consequence: If the Arctic sea ice melts, the sea level won’t rise noticably. But kilometers of ice melt from Greenland and the Antarctic continent, we *will* notice.

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