New melting hotspot found in East Antarctica

Washington DC (UPI) Aug 24, 2020
Scientists have discovered a new melting hotspot in East Antarctica, home to most of the Antarctic ice sheet, Earth’s largest freshwater reservoir. According to a new study, published Monday in the journal Nature Communications, an influx of warm seawater into the Lützow-Holm Bay has accelerated melt rates beneath the Shirase Glacier Tongue. The sub-glacier melting hotspot was i
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