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Researchers Investigate Giant Holes in Greenland Ice Sheet – SciTechDaily

Researchers climbed into moulins, which drain meltwater from the ice sheet, to better understand how volume relates to ice movement. Holes that carry surface meltwater…

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University of Arkansas geosciences associate professor Matt Covington flies a drone on the Greenland ice sheet. Credit: Jason Gulley
Researchers climbed into moulins, which drain meltwater from the ice sheet, to better understand how volume relates to ice movement.
Holes that carry surface meltwater to the base of the Greenland ice sheet, called moulins, are much larger than previously thought, according to a new study based on observation and first-hand exploration by a team including a geologist…

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