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thinkprogress.org/good-news-bad-news-on-mega-canyon-found-under-greenland-ice-sheet-2427763f90c6

Sep 3, 2013 ... NASA data has revealed “an immense and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice.” Scientists pieced together this subglacial landscape using special ice-penetrating airborne radar data from NASA's Operation IceBridge. How big is this “mega-canyon”? The canyon has the ...

www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-08/mega-canyon

Aug 29, 2013 ... A previously unknown canyon has been discovered in Greenland, hidden beneath the ice. It is at least 750 kilometres long. To put that in perspective, imagine a ten kilometre wide gorge, up to 800 metres deep, running from the Southern coast of England and into Scotland. This is on the same scale as ...

phys.org/news/2013-08-mega-canyon-beneath-greenland-ice-sheet.html

Aug 29, 2013 ... A previously unknown canyon hidden beneath two kilometers of ice covering Greenland has been discovered by a group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/29/giant-canyon-under-greenland-ice-sheet_n_3838119.html

Aug 29, 2013 ... By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle. OSLO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A vast and previously unmapped gorge 800 metres (half a mile) deep has been found under ice in Greenland, comparable in size to parts of the Grand Canyon in the United States, scientists said. Other studies have also revealed a rift ...

gizmodo.com/a-mega-canyon-bigger-than-the-grand-canyon-is-hiding-un-1223554256

Aug 29, 2013 ... We may have our eye turned towards exploring space, but apparently, there's still very much here on Earth we have yet to see. After collecting data for years, scientists have just announced the discovery of a 460-mile-long canyon underneath Greenland's ice sheet, making it even longer than our own ...

www.grida.no/resources/1949

Ice canyon in the Store Glacier. According to available imagery dating back to 1964, Store Glacier has not significantly changed its front position in recent history. In Greenland as a whole, between 2000-2008 there has been 920 square kilometers of area loss, according to a Byrd Polar Research Center survey of the 32 ...

www.space.com/33664-nasa-map-reveals-thawing-under-greenland.html

Aug 8, 2016 ... "If the ice at its bottom is at the melting-point temperature, or thawed, then there could be enough liquid water there for the ice to flow faster and affect how quickly it responds to climate change." [Greenland's 'Grand Canyon' Revealed by Ice- Penetrating Radar (Video)]. The bottom of the Greenland ice sheet ...

www.ted.com/talks/kristin_poinar_what_s_hidden_under_the_greenland_ice_sheet/transcript?language=en

Oct 17, 2017 ... TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: The Greenland ice sheet is massive, mysterious -- and melting. Using advanced technology, scientists ... Hidden under the ice sheet are channels the size of the Grand Canyon that funnel ice and water off of Greenland and into the ocean. 02:52. The reason that radar can ...

inhabitat.com/scientists-discover-a-400-mile-canyon-below-greenland-ice-sheet

Aug 30, 2013 ... Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered a 400 mile long canyon under the Greenland Ice Sheet that may channel melt water into the Petermann fjord.