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Oldest Ice Sheet Could Reveal 1.5 Million Years of Climate Change

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November 18, 2013
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Scientists working in eastern Antarctica believe they have found the world's oldest ice sheet which, they say, could provide information on future climate change. The researchers estimate the ice sheet is 1.5 million years old, almost twice the age of the previous oldest sample. Tara Cleary reports.


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