Greenlands’s First Known Subglacial Lakes Revealed

Nature World News: New research published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters details the first subglacial lakes to be identified in Greenland. Two lakes lie about 800 meters below the Greenland Ice Sheet according to researchers at the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) at the University of Cambridge. The area of the two lakes are between 8 and 10 kilometers squared, but at one point the bodies of water may have been up to three times their current size. The discovery of the lakes will help researchers......

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