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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Giant channels discovered beneath Antarctic ice shelf

Giant channels discovered beneath Antarctic ice shelf
Exeter, UK (SPX) Oct 09, 2013 - Scientists have discovered huge ice channels beneath a floating ice shelf in Antarctica. At 250 metres high, the channels are almost as tall as the Eiffel tower and stretch hundreds of kilometres along the ice shelf. The channels are likely to influence the stability of the ice shelf and their discovery will help researchers understand how the ice will respond to changing environmental condition ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Giant_channels_discovered_beneath_Antarctic_ice_shelf_999.html

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