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A New Frontier

In February 2012, a team of Russian scientists from the Russian Antarctic Expedition managed to break the surface of Lake Vostok, Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake. This was a groundbreaking moment in polar research, as its is the first time in history that a subglacial lake has been accessible to humans. ┬áThe Russians had been at […] Continue reading

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A New Frontier

In February 2012, a team of Russian scientists from the Russian Antarctic Expedition managed to break the surface of Lake Vostok, Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake. This was a groundbreaking moment in polar research, as its is the first time in history that a subglacial lake has been accessible to humans. ┬áThe Russians had been at […] Continue reading

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