Colossal landforms discovered under Antarctic ice sheet are 5X bigger than any on Earth

Ancient ice sheets left behind eskers, or ridges of land that today look like hills or mountains on the landscape. Scientists suspected there could be similar landforms underneath the Antarctic ice sheet, but they’re hard to find as they can be buried under nearly a mile of ice. But using satellite images and radar data, scientists were able to find landforms

Far beneath ice sheets

The ancient Scandinavian Ice Sheet of the Pleistocene epoch

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/colossal-landforms-discovered-under-antarctic-ice-sheet-are-5x-bigger-than-any-on-earth
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