A promising target in the quest for a 1-million-year-old Antarctic ice core — The Archaeology News Network

Ice cores offer a window into the history of Earth’s climate. Layers of ice reveal past temperatures, and gases trapped in bubbles reveal past atmospheric composition. The oldest continuous ice core so far comes from Dome C in East Antarctica and extends back 800,000 years. The Allan Hills has older, blue ice exposed at the…

via A promising target in the quest for a 1-million-year-old Antarctic ice core — The Archaeology News Network

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