Professor Julian Murton, a geologist at the University of Sussex, has just returned from a trip to the crater to study its cliffs, which provide a new source of geological information that potentially dates back some 200,000 years.
This includes the last time that the Earth was warmer than it is now, when hippopotamuses and elephants wandered around the future Trafalgar Square.
Caused by “Anthropogenic Global Warming”, right???
However, it will be sometime before Siberia begins to melt dramatically. It can still experience temperatures as low as minus -68C.
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