Antarctica: Why The Ice Is Really Melting? It Is Warmed From Underneath!

Russian scientists reach lake under Antarctica (MSNBC, Feb. 8, 2012)

At 160 miles (250 kilometers) long and 30 miles (50 kilometers) wide, Lake Vostok is similar in size to Lake Ontario. It is kept from freezing into a solid block by the more than two-mile-thick crust of ice across it that acts like a blanket, keeping in heat generated by geothermal energy underneath.

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