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December 10, 2015

Antarctic Volcanoes


“There is a mysterious line of volcanoes that have formed in certain areas of Antarctica – and could hold the key to the area’s future.

For years, researchers have been trying to look below the ice sheets to find out why, but due to extreme cold their technology has not been able to gather any answers.

Now with the assistance of ruggedized seismometers, geologists have been able to get the first look at the mantle below the ice, revealing areas of ‘hot rock’.”

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