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Unusual advances

New glacier model helps explain how ice masses can grow even in a generally warming climate

12:37pm, September 2, 2009

Glaciers along the southeastern rim of the Tibetan Plateau temporarily defied a warming climate around 9,000 years ago. Now a new model helps explain how they accumulated ice even though other glaciers in the region waned, scientists say.

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