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Hot on the trail of Antarctic meteorites

Hot on the trail of Antarctic meteorites

Author: Beth Geiger / Source: Science News for Students Each year, groups of scientists with the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) project spend weeks camping on ice fields in Antarctica. Using snowmobiles, they travel about looking to find and bring...

Giant volcanoes lurk beneath Antarctic ice

Giant volcanoes lurk beneath Antarctic ice

Author: Beth Geiger / Source: Science News for Students Mount Erebus, the world’s southernmost active volcano, rises 3,794 meters (12,477 feet) above the ice in Antarctica. It’s in the same region as the newly discovered buried volcanoes. Lurking beneath...

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