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Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica – National Geographic


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Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica
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Hundreds of millions of years ago, Antarctica was carpeted with prehistoric greenery. Now, scientists may have uncovered clues about what happened in the "Great Dying," or Permian extinction. 1 / 13. Picture of Dr. Erik Gulbranson taking in the view of

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Ross Ice Shelf Bore in Antarctica Reveals Freezing Ice, Not Melting … – National Geographic


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Ross Ice Shelf Bore in Antarctica Reveals Freezing Ice, Not Melting …
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Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.
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Orcas Hunting Seal Video in Antarctica Reveals Dolphin Intelligence – National Geographic


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Orcas Hunting Seal Video in Antarctica Reveals Dolphin Intelligence
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Video from a National Geographic expedition to Antarctica shows killer whales working together to "wave wash" a crabeater seal off sea ice and into the water. Is that a sign of whale culture?

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What Dramatic Orca Hunt Video Tells Us About Dolphin Intelligence – National Geographic


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What Dramatic Orca Hunt Video Tells Us About Dolphin Intelligence
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Video from a National Geographic expedition to Antarctica shows killer whales working together to "wave wash" a crabeater seal off sea ice and into the water. Is that a sign of whale culture? Footage provided by Lindblad Expeditions Footage provided by

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Ancient Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica, 260 Million Years Old – National Geographic


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Ancient Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica, 260 Million Years Old
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The ancient trees were able to withstand alternating months of pure sunlight and darkness, before falling in history's greatest mass extinction.
280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … AntarcticaLive Science
Scientists begin to uncover the mysteries of Antarctica's vast fossil …ScienceAlert
Researchers Find 260-Million-Year-Old Fossil Trees in Antarctica …Sci-News.com
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Hole the Size of Maine Opens in Antarctica Ice – National Geographic


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Hole the Size of Maine Opens in Antarctica Ice
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Winter sea ice blankets the Weddell Sea around Antarctica with massive extra-tropical cyclones hovering over the Southern Ocean in this satellite image from September 25, 2017. The blue curves represent the ice edge. The polynya is the dark region of
A mysterious hole nearly the size of South Carolina has opened in Antarctica's iceBusiness Insider
A giant hole has opened up in Antarctica as scientists look to find out …The Independent
Giant hole polynya opens up in Antarctica as scientists look to find …NEWS.com.au
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100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is ‘Almost’ Edible – National Geographic


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100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is 'Almost' Edible
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"Living and working in Antarctica tends to lead to a craving for high-fat, high-sugar food, and fruitcake fits the bill nicely, not to mention going very well with a cup of tea." (See "Opinion: 6 Reasons Antarctic Explorers Were Tougher 100 Years Ago
A 100-Year-Old Fruitcake Was Found 'Perfectly Preserved' in AntarcticaTIME
Century-Old Fruit Cake Found in Antarctica is 'Almost Edible'History
Fruitcake taken to Antarctica by famous British explorer Robert Falcon Scott found in remote hut – and it's still EDIBLEThe Sun
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What’s Really In Antarctica’s Mysterious Blood Falls – National Geographic


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What's Really In Antarctica's Mysterious Blood Falls
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Located in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys, the falls pour forth from Taylor Glacier, and the liquid bubbles up from fissures in the glacier's surface. The flow was previously a mystery, as the mean temperature is 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (-17 degrees
Scientists solve huge mystery in AntarcticaBABW News
The mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls has been solvedSFGate
Mystery Of Antarctica's Blood Falls Is Finally SolvedForbes
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Get an Amazing Whale’s-Eye View Underneath Antarctica – National Geographic


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Get an Amazing Whale's-Eye View Underneath Antarctica
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We're crammed into an inflatable black rubber zodiac on a blustery day in Antarctica's Gerlache Strait, puttering toward a motionless humpback whale. A fist-sized camera with gangly grasshopper-like antennae and suction cup feet sits on a pole resting

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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought – National Geographic


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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought
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Ice floats near the coast of West Antarctica seen from a window of a NASA Operation IceBridge airplane on October 27, 2016. Meltwater flows risk hastening the collapse Antarctica's ice shelves—but in some cases, meltwater drainage could help keep ice …
Scientists have discovered vast systems of flowing water in Antarctica. And that worries them.Washington Post
Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across AntarcticaLive Science
Antarctica's massive lakes, rivers, and streams could help us understand rising sea levelsThe Verge
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