Nearly 100 Volcanoes Discovered Beneath Antarctica’s Ice

You could say Antarctica sings a song of fire and ice.

The continent’s frigid reputation is well known, but researchers from the University of Edinburgh analyzed radar scans of the West Antarctic Rift System and found 138 volcanoes hiding under the thick ice sheet. Of those, 91 were previously unidentified, they say, and the discovery could change our understanding of how the overlaying ice layer grows and shrinks.
Hidden Volcanoes
The West Antarctic Rift is bounded by the Transantarcti

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