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8 months ago

Fully preserved ancient river landscape discovered beneath Antarctic ice sheet

Global warming could reveal an ancient river landscape that has been preserved underneath the East Antarctic Ice Shelf million of years, according to a new study.
8 months ago
The Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
8 months ago

Why 'unavoidable' melting at Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' could be catastrophic

Melting in West Antarctica, a region which includes the "Doomsday Glacier," could be "unavoidable" in the future due to warming oceans, scientists say.
8 months ago
In this undated NASA photo, the Thwaites glacier is shown in Antarctica.
1 year ago

Huge iceberg breaks away in Antarctica

A huge iceberg some 600 square miles — approximately the size of Oklahoma City — is seen calving from an ice shelf.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Huge iceberg breaks away in Antarctica
1 year ago

Camera sent underground to uncover Earth's oldest ice

A Ph.D. student in Antarctica sent his camera more than 300 feet below ground to collect ice that researchers estimate to be over 2 million years old.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Camera sent underground to uncover Earth's oldest ice
2 years ago

1 dead, 4 injured after 'rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship

A passenger on an Antarctic cruise died and four others were injured after their Viking ship was struck by a "rogue wave," the cruise line said.
2 years ago
Damaged windows can be seen on the Viking Polaris after it was hit by a rogue wave.
2 years ago

Inside look at US Navy submarine’s Arctic training

The U.S. and Russia are in a showdown for control of the Arctic Circle, and, as global tensions rise, ABC News gets a look inside a state-of-the-art U.S. Navy submarine: the USS Pasadena.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Inside look at US Navy submarine’s Arctic training
2 years ago

By the Numbers: Ship found in Antarctica 106 years later

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance” was found in Antarctica.
2 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Ship found in Antarctica 106 years later
2 years ago

Exclusive look at new shipwreck discovery

Famous ship Endurance, which sank during a 1915 Antarctic expedition, was discovered more than a century later.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Exclusive look at new shipwreck discovery
4 years ago

Dramatic images show ice-less region of Antarctica following record-high temperatures

Images out of a northern region of Antarctica show a landscape nearly devoid of ice and snow following record-setting temperatures last week.
4 years ago
Esperanza base registers record temperatures in Antarctica, Feb. 7, 2020.