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Alpine Antarctica, before the ice

Survey may have unveiled the birthplace of the world’s largest ice sheet

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12:52pm, June 3, 2009

Deep below the icy surface of East Antarctica lies a mountain range with alpine topography carved by ancient glaciers, a landscape frozen in time for millions of years and rife with clues about the origin and evolution of the world’s largest ice sheet.

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