Century-old fruitcake in ‘excellent condition’ found in Antarctica – Irish Times

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Aug 122017
 

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Century-old fruitcake in 'excellent condition' found in Antarctica
Irish Times
A century-old fruitcake has been discovered in Antarctica in “excellent condition” after being preserved by the continent's sub-zero temperatures. It was found in Cape Adare and is believed to have belonged to British explorer Robert Falcon Scott, who
Century-Old Fruit Cake Found in Antarctica is 'Almost Edible'History
100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is 'Almost' EdibleNational Geographic
Antarctica fruitcake: 106-year-old dessert 'left by Capt Scott'BBC News
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Scientists turn to Antarctica for answers to global warming – Times LIVE

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Jul 312017
 

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Scientists turn to Antarctica for answers to global warming
Times LIVE
What is happening to the sea ice in the Antarctica? Returning from a recent trip‚ funded by the Department of Science and Technology‚ with some 70 other scientists‚ a marine expert and an artist from UCT have come home with some harrowing information …

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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 142017
 

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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
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An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 132017
 

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An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica
Los Angeles Times
Sometime in the last few days, a block of ice the size of Delaware broke away from Antarctica and is now floating freely in the Weddell Sea. The iceberg, which at around 1 trillion tons is one of the largest on record, poses no immediate threat to sea
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
A Delaware-Size Iceberg Broke Off Antarctica. Who's to Blame?Slate Magazine
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
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1929 | Byrd Plants a Times Flag in Antarctica – New York Times

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Jun 102017
 

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1929 | Byrd Plants a Times Flag in Antarctica
New York Times
Not those Sulzbergers, you may have thought on May 20 when perusing a two-page map of Antarctica in The Times. There, just to the left of the enormous Ross Ice Shelf, was “Sulzberger Bay.” What were the Sulzbergers doing down near the South Pole?

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Antarctica could soon break off an iceberg six times the size of … – Stuff.co.nz

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Jun 012017
 

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Antarctica could soon break off an iceberg six times the size of …
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Researchers with Project MIDAS, working out of Swansea University and Aberystwyth University in Wales and studying the shelf by satellites and through other …
One of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves Close to CalvingNewsmax
The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking OffClimate Central
Antarctic ice crack takes major turn – BBC NewsBBC News
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In Antarctica, Scientists Are Lured to a Frozen Desert – New York Times

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May 302017
 

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In Antarctica, Scientists Are Lured to a Frozen Desert
New York Times
Welcome to the McMurdo Dry Valleys, the largest ice-free region in Antarctica and one of the driest places on the planet. Most of the continent is covered in thick ice, but this place is a striking exception. Sheltering mountains and dry winds from the

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Visitors flock to Antarctica – Times LIVE

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May 032017
 

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Visitors flock to Antarctica
Times LIVE
The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators released its 2016-2017 tourism figures yesterday. The total number of visitors to Antarctica with association members was 44367, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Most travel to the
Antarctica a hotspot for Chinese touristsChina.org.cn

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Go Under the Ice With the Team Behind the VR Film ‘Antarctica’ – New York Times

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Apr 152017
 

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Go Under the Ice With the Team Behind the VR Film 'Antarctica'
New York Times
At 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the Newseum in Washington, Times Insider will host a screening of “Antarctica,” The Times's latest virtual reality film. There to discuss the film will be a panel of Times journalists — Jonathan Corum, Evan Grothjan

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