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Note from 1959 asks far north visitors to measure glacier distance

Note from 1959 asks far north visitors to measure glacier distance | Physical Earth | Scoop.it
Quebec City, Quebec (UPI) Dec 17, 2013 -
Canadian researchers said a message in a bottle revealed a rock cairn located 333 feet from a glacier was only 3.9 feet away in 1959.

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Kimberlite: Diamond-Bearing Rock Discovered in Antarctica | Geology | Sci-News.com

Kimberlite: Diamond-Bearing Rock Discovered in Antarctica | Geology | Sci-News.com | Physical Earth | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers have found kimberlite - a type of volcanic rock that often bears diamonds - in Antarctica.

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Ancient 'Snowball Earth' Possibly Triggered by Rock Weathering - LiveScience.com

Ancient 'Snowball Earth' Possibly Triggered by Rock Weathering - LiveScience.com | Physical Earth | Scoop.it
Ancient 'Snowball Earth' Possibly Triggered by Rock Weathering LiveScience.com "For me, this type of work combines the best parts of geology — fieldwork in remote and beautiful places, such as the Mackenzie Mountains of northern Canada, and working...

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