Thursday, January 11, 2007

Frozen in time: The Antarctic's hidden treasures

This article would be better with pictures. I know, I hate to be 'that person,' but seeing the riches of the Antarctic is priceless.
Beneath four kilometres of Antarctic ice lies a vast lake sealed off from the world for tens of millions of years. It could be home to all kinds of unknown life forms - but can we get to them without doing irreparable damage? Steve Connor reports

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