Daily Archives: June 5, 2010

Drift Ice

Drift ice is ice that floats on the surface of the water in cold regions, as opposed to fast ice, which is attached (“fastened”) to a shore. Usually drift ice is carried along by winds and sea currents, hence its … Continue reading

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Sub-Glacial Antarctic Lake

Scientists have located the ideal drill site for the first ever exploration of an Antarctic sub-glacial lake, a development that is likely to facilitate a revolution in climate-change research and which may lead to the discovery of life-forms cut off … Continue reading

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