A 2,500-Foot Borehole Could Help Solve an Antarctic Puzzle

A 2,500-Foot Borehole Could Help Solve an Antarctic Puzzle

The ice shelves surrounding Antarctica may feel as remote and alien as any place on Earth, but understanding their behavior is crucial for predicting future sea level rise. That’s why scientists are drilling boreholes into the deepest sections of this ice to get a peek at what’s happening below.

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