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Mysterious marine ecosystem hidden beneath Antarctic for 120,000 years to be explored by scientists

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Source: independent.co.uk

A team of scientists is setting off to Antarctica to explore a region that has been covered by ice for thousands of years.

When an iceberg known as A68, which is four times the size of London, broke away from the Larsen Ice Shelf in July 2017, it exposed an alien world on the seabed that has never before been studied by scientists.

This provides researchers with a unique opportunity to study an ecosystem nearly 6000 square kilometres in size that has been hidden for up to 120,000 years. MORE

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