New research reveals British Isles buried under ice sheets 2.5 million years ago

Breakthrough research has revealed the British Isles were repeatedly submerged under an ice sheet extending to the centre of the North Sea over a million years earlier than previously thought.

New research reveals British Isles buried under ice sheets 2.5 million years ago

Breakthrough research has revealed the British Isles were repeatedly submerged under an ice sheet extending to the centre of the North Sea over a million years earlier than previously thought.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

British Isles were repeatedly submerged under ice sheet a million years earlier than thought

A research team, led by scientists from the Universities of Aberdeen and Manchester, analysed sediment cores and seismic data from deep beneath the North Sea to make the discovery.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Britain was buried beneath ice sheets 2.5 million years ago

The British Isles were buried beneath advancing ice sheets as early as 2.5 million years ago, more than 1 million years earlier than previously thought.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from UPI

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