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Friday, August 30, 2013

Mega-canyon discovered beneath Greenland ice sheet

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... »
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

100 years — Amundsen's dash to immortality

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... »
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Friday, November 25, 2011

Everest's height may have to be revised

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... »
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