Antarctica: How 15 million-year-old secret was found 500 metres under ice
| Callum Hoare
7/19/2019 12:35 AM EST
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“We’re currently down to the depth of body 440 metres, that’s about a quarter-mile down corresponding to a time at least 15 million years ago when Antarctica was still warm.
“As the cores are recovered, each section is sliced lengthwise, X-rayed and scanned in labs at the drill site and back at McMurdo."
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