Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed

We are all aware that Antarctica’s ice shelves are thinning, but recently scientists have also discovered huge canyons cutting through the underbelly of these shelves, potentially making them even more fragile. Thanks to the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 missions, new light is being shed on this hidden world.

Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed

We are all aware that Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, but recently scientists have also discovered huge canyons cutting through the underbelly of these shelves, potentially making them ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed, Wed 11 Oct 17 from ESA

Satellites spy Antarctic 'upside-down ice canyon'

An Antarctic ice shelf is shown to have a deep gorge cut in its underside by warm ocean water.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from BBC News

Mysterious upside-down canyon revealed on underside of Antarctic ice

A mysterious world of upside-down canyons crisscrosses the underbelly of Antarctica's ice shelves.

Fri 13 Oct 17 from FOXNews

Satellite Finds Hidden Upside-Down Canyon on Underside of Antarctic Ice

These upside-down canyons could contribute to the melt and collapse of Antarctica's floating expanses of ice.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from SPACE.com

Hidden Upside-Down Canyon Revealed on Underside of Antarctic Ice, Thu 12 Oct 17 from Livescience

Huge CANYONS on the underside Antarctic ice shelef

Researchers from the European Space Agency detected the enormous canyons when studying the Dotson ice shelf in Western Antarctica using the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 satellites.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

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