TITLE

Antarctic lakes go wandering over ice sheets

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/14/2012, Vol. 213 Issue 2847, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research by scientist Douglas MacAyeal published in the December 2011 issue of the journal "Geophysical Research Letters" about glacial lakes on the George VI ice shelf in Antarctica.
ACCESSION #
70354459

 

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