June 7, 2013 at 12:46 pm
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.
June 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm
The bedrock beneath Anardica
Gregory in Seattle says
June 7, 2013 at 3:35 pm
@Eristae #1 – Supposedly, it has been investigated, much to humankind’s great and lasting sorrow:
At the Mountains of Madness
F [nucular nyandrothol] says
June 7, 2013 at 7:24 pm
Yeah, but how can we militarize and profit from this?
Markita Lynda—threadrupt says
June 7, 2013 at 9:31 pm
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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