The First Detailed Images Of Antarctica Landscape That Is Hiding Beneath The Ice


Do you know what is hiding miles beneath the icy surface in Antarctica? Scientists have finally managed to visualize a landscape that is hiding under an ice sheet.

Scientist used a ground-penetrating radar in last two years to create most detailed images of a Antarctica landscape that is hiding beneath the ice. Images that are result of surface scanning revealed a landscape with a number of a roughly peaks that are up to 2600 meters tall.

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This project was called Gamburtsev Province Project and it is a part of the International Polar Year science program. The study was lead by a geophysicist Robin Bell of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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Credits: [ National Geographic ]


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