Gallery: Grand Canyon-Sized Rift Is Causing Antarctic Ice to Melt At a ...

 

A UK team of climate scientists has discovered a rift in the Antarctic rock as deep as the Grand Canyon, which they believe is increasing the rate ice melt from the continent. With the recent news that an iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has broken away from Greenland, it seems that both of the planet’s ice caps may be in significant trouble.

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