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East Antarctica's Achilles heel

Hillenbrand, Claus-Dieter. 2013 East Antarctica's Achilles heel. Nature Geoscience, 6 (9). 680-681. 10.1038/ngeo1897

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Abstract/Summary

The East Antarctic ice sheet is believed to be Earth's most stable ice sheet. Changes in geochemical composition of offshore sediments suggest that its margin repeatedly retreated by at least 350–550 kilometres inland between 5.3 and 3.3 million years ago.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1038/ngeo1897
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Polar Science for Planet Earth (2009 - ) > Ice Sheets
ISSN: 1752-0894
Date made live: 29 Jul 2013 09:19 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/502390

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