Tag: Antarctica

NASA Shows Us Incredible Images Of An Separated Glacier From Antarctica

NASA Shows Us Incredible Images Of An Separated Glacier From Antarctica

The detached glacier from the ice cap Larsen C in Antarctica is now floating on the sea. In July, the A68 glacier managed to break out of the Larsen C Ice Shelf and now floats on the sea. It has an impressive surface of 5,800 square kilometers and weighs a trillion tons. The impressive size…

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91 Volcanoes Discovered Below Antarctica’s Ice Sheet

91 Volcanoes Discovered Below Antarctica’s Ice Sheet

  An article published in the journal Geological Societey demonstrates that under the ice cap are 91 underground volcanoes, unknown until now. These volcanoes discovered in Western Antarctica, along with 47 others that geologists already knew about, turn Western Antarctica into one of the most volcanic regions of the planet. The new discovery took place…

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Will the hole in the ozone layer ever close completely?

Will the hole in the ozone layer ever close completely?

In the past, scientists began to notice that the ozone layer above Antartica was thinning dramatically, but now the situation has changed. Until 1986 the reason for what happened was chlorofluorocarbons, gases that were used in air conditioners. Luckily, governments banned the use of these gases at that time. The ozone hole forms every year…

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Dragon’s Ice – Strange phenomenon in Antarctica

Dragon’s Ice – Strange phenomenon in Antarctica

‘Dragon’s Ice’ has been observed recently in Antarctica, the last time this phenomenon was seen was 10 years ago. This extreme phenomenon rarely occurs only during the strong wind, the result being a natural water formation that no one has been able to study in detail before. ‘Extremely rare and also bizarre, this phenomenon is…

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