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Friday, August 30, 2013
A previously unknown canyon has been discovered in Greenland, hidden beneath the ice. It is at least 750 kilometres long. To put that in perspective, imagine a ten kilometre wide gorge, up to 800... »More on geography AND: marine science, scientific exploration, survey
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
This day (December 14) 100 years ago, Norwegian Roald Amundsen became the first explorer to reach the geographical South Pole — the southernmost tip of the Earth. If his ambition to be the first m... »More on geography AND: scientific exploration
Friday, November 25, 2011
A new survey of Mt. Everest indicates that the Nepal government may need to revise the official height of the world's highest mountain, the local media reported on Thursday. Preliminary r... »More on geography AND: scientific exploration