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Scientists detect an ancient rock structure hidden beneath Antartica, shifting the ice

Scientists detect an ancient rock structure hidden beneath Antartica, shifting the ice Deep below the frozen wastelands of Antarctica, scientists have discovered ancient tectonic plate structures that are having a huge impact on melting patterns around the continent’s largest ice shelf. The hidden rock, in place for hundreds of millions of years, is controlling water flow around the gigantic Ross Ice Shelf. This shelf currently acts as a crucial buffer preventing more of Antarctica’s ice floating out into the wider…

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