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Antarctica seen naked for the first time!

Antarctica seen naked for the first time!

, along with collaborators from around the world, have created the most detailed map yet of what is hidden under Antarctica's ice sheets. Using radio echo sounding measurements, seismic techniques, satellite readings and cartographic data, they have created the details composite views that you can see above and below, revealing previously hidden mountain ranges, plains, and valleys cut by deep gorges."Several features of the bed have been revealed for the first time including a new deepest point. The bed under the Byrd Glacier in Victoria Land is 2,870 metres below sea level making it the lowest point on any of the Earth’s continental plates," writes the BAS . © BAS The color-coded map above shows ice thickness over the frozen continent. From this work, some key findings: The volume of ice in Antarctica is 4.6% greater than previously thought. The mean bed depth of Antarct...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/antarctica-see...

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