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Iceberg Antarctica sheeding ice 1500

FROM THE ARTICLE “A New Map is the Best View Yet of How Fast Antarc­tica is Shed­ding Ice” by Maria Tem­ming for Sci­ence News (Au­gust 5, 2019): “A new map based on satel­lite radar data re­veals the ve­locity of ice flow across Antarc­tica from areas of high el­e­va­tion to the coasts. In­land ice moves in­cred­ibly slowly—much of it plods along at fewer than 10 me­ters per year. READ MORE