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Antarctica's Ice on the Move

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Antarctica is the iciest place on Earth, but its icy cover is deceiving. All this ice is on the move. Find out how ice ...

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Explore how the ice sheets on Antarctica slowly flow towards the sea and gradually create ice shelves over the ocean. Compare and contrast the different types of ice found on and around Antarctica. Discover how scientists are using samples from the ice to learn about Antarctica’s climate history.

Source: Antarctica's Climate Secrets