Antarctica: How 15 million-year-old secret was found 500 metres under ice

Express.co.uk | 7/19/2019 | Callum Hoare
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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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