Tag: antarctica

May 28, 2024 at 9:35 am

Scientists Now Know Why A Huge Hole Opened Eight Years Ago In Antarctic Sea Ice

Source: Mike Beauregard/Wikipedia

The study authors say this is down to the Ekman transport, where water moves at right angles to the direction of the wind.

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April 26, 2024 at 9:26 am

Here’s Why Antarctica 5,500,000 Square Miles Is Considered A Desert

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At over 5,500,000 square miles, it’s also easily the largest desert in the world.

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February 23, 2024 at 3:29 pm

What Are The Mysterious “Pyramids” Discovered In Antarctica?

What Are The Mysterious "Pyramids" Discovered In Antarctica?

People have their theories… and those are fun

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August 24, 2023 at 1:26 pm

Antarctica Is Losing Nearly 1 Million Square Miles More Ice Than Anyone Realized

Antarctica Is Losing Nearly 1 Million Square Miles More Ice Than Anyone Realized

I have a feeling the next few decades are going to be a wild ride…

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June 30, 2022 at 5:19 pm

A Study Shows That the Ice Sheet Melting in Antarctica and Greenland Is on Track With “Worst-Case Scenario” Forecasts

A Study Shows That the Ice Sheet Melting in Antarctica and Greenland Is on Track With “Worst-Case Scenario” Forecasts

Is it already too late?

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December 13, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Amazing 5-Day Antarctica Timelapse Where the Sun Never Sets

Amazing 5-Day Antarctica Timelapse Where the Sun Never Sets

The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle

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August 3, 2021 at 4:17 pm

Warship Patrolling for Poachers Gets Smashed by Monster Wave in Antarctica

Warship Patrolling for Poachers Gets Smashed by Monster Wave in Antarctica

The sea was angry that day

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August 20, 2020 at 2:55 pm

This 5 Minute Timelapse Shows a 2-Month Journey on an Icebreaker in Antarctica

This 5 Minute Timelapse Shows a 2-Month Journey on an Icebreaker in Antarctica

Scientist Cassandra Brooks spent two months on the Nathaniel B. Palmer, traveling through the Ross Sea in Antarctica

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May 25, 2020 at 10:37 am

There’s No Other Place in the World Like the Union Glacier Camp in Antarctica

There’s No Other Place in the World Like the Union Glacier Camp in Antarctica

A short, Wes Anderson-esque guide to one of the most interesting places you can visit

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October 23, 2018 at 1:42 pm

NASA Scientists Find Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica

NASA Scientists Find Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica

Tabular iceberg designed by nature

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