Scientists Discover a 400 Mile Canyon Below Greenland Ice Sheet

August 30, 2013 by  
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Most of Greenland is covered in a thick sheet of ice , but scientists have just discovered another vast canyon beneath the 460 mile glacier. Headed by Jonathan Bamber at the University of Bristol , the study concludes that a canyon twice the length of the Grand Canyon lurks beneath a whopping two miles of ice. Scientists think that the canyon was carved by an ancient river system, a new discovery that has intrigued research teams to further investigate what lies below major continental ice sheets . Read the rest of Scientists Discover a 400 Mile Canyon Below Greenland Ice Sheet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arctic ocean , Climate Change , eco design , environmental destruction , global warming , green design , Greenland canyon , greenland ice sheet , ICeBridge program , Jonathan Bamber , Petermann Fjord , rising sea levels , sustainable design , university of bristol        

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Scientists Discover a 400 Mile Canyon Below Greenland Ice Sheet

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