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ESA's Gravity-Mapper Reveals Relics of Ancient Continents Under Antarctic Ice


GOCE map of Antarctica on bedrock topography

GOCE map of Antarctica on bedrock topography, released July 11, 2018.

Credit: Kiel University/BAS

It was five years ago this month that ESA's GOCE gravity-mapping satellite finally gave way to gravity, but its results are still yielding buried treasure—giving a new view of the remnants of lost continents hidden deep under the ice sheet of Antarctica.

From European Space Agency
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