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New Evidence Points to an Unbroken, Million-year-long Ice Core in Antarctica | Gizmodo

2018-05-29 00:00:00

Ice cores are like a window to the past, allowing scientists to observe and document climatic and environmental changes over long timescales. The current record for a continuous ice core is 800,000 years, but an even older continuous core may exist deep within the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area in East Antarctica. Research by Laura Kehrl, a UW doctoral student in Earth and space sciences, is cited.

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