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  • Earth's largest volcanic region discovered in Antarctica

    Earth's largest volcanic region discovered in Antarctica

    The largest volcanic region on Earth -- with nearly 100 volcanoes -- has been discovered two km below the surface of the vast ice sheet in West Antarctica. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Britain found a staggering 91......

    August 14, 2017
  • Hidden lakes found draining below West Antarctica glacier

    Hidden lakes found draining below West Antarctica glacier

    Researchers have used data from the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 satellite to identify a sudden drainage of large pools below West Antarctica's Thwaites glacier, the media reported. Thwaites Glacier, already one of the planet's fastest-moving glaciers, is sliding unstoppably into......

    February 13, 2017