Antartica and its frontier

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Antartica and its frontier

The no man's land is being mapped out.

Data to expose 'sleeping ice giant'

Scientists have finally begun mapping one of the least explored regions of Antarctica - the Recovery Catchment.

The new survey data should reveal how this vast tract of ice in the east of the continent is likely to respond to a warming world.

Recovery is currently perfectly stable, but any change could have significant global impact because it contains the equivalent of 2.5-3m of sea-level rise.

The ICEGRAV project is trying to determine its vulnerabilities.


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