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Hidden Antarctic Valley Could Add to Ice Loss

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August 3, 2012
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A hidden, mile-deep rift valley discovered beneath West Antarctica has given scientists new insights into ice loss from the frozen continent, which some experts say contributes almost 10 percent of the rise in global sea levels.


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