A Mega-Canyon Larger Than the Grand Canyon Is Hiding Under Ice In Greenland

A Mega-Canyon Larger Than the Grand Canyon Is Hiding Under Ice In Greenland

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A Mega-Canyon Larger Than the Grand Canyon Is Hiding Under Ice In Greenland

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Hidden for all of human history, a 460 mile long canyon has been discovered below Greenland’s ice sheet. Using radar data from NASA’s Operation IceBridge and other airborne campaigns, scientists led by a team from the University of Bristol found the canyon runs from near the center of the island northward to the fjord of the Petermann Glacier.

For more information: nasa.gov

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One day northern Greenland could look like this. 

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