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Antarctica’s ‘near tropical’ past

John Kerr posted in on August 2nd, 2012.

A drilling expedition off the coast of Antarctica has revealed the continent once boasted a warm “near tropical” climate. In 2010, just hours before boarding the drilling ship JOIDES Resolution, Montclair State University Associate Professor Sandra Passchier took a photo of the Wellington Botanic Gardens and posted it on her blog, writing: “This is what […]

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