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Old August 30 2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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New Canyon Discovered

... On Earth. 466 miles long and a little over a half mile deep, buried under ice in Northern Greenland.

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Well that doesn't happen every day.
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Old August 30 2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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Maybe they will discover ruins of an ancient alien civilization! Maybe, because it's frozen, there will be bodies!
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Old August 30 2013, 08:48 PM   #3
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So the second stargate isn't in Antarctica, it's in Greenland?
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Old August 30 2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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Or maybe some Anasazi villages!
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Old August 30 2013, 09:06 PM   #5
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From NASA.
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Old August 30 2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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It will be interesting if they're able to get to the bottom through all the ice, and then discover some tribal settlement that doesn't fit any known civilization.
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Old August 30 2013, 11:06 PM   #7
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A lot of people think ithat Antarctica is just a place of ice that people take cores from for climate research. It is a continent like any other, and has all kinds of geography. It is just hard to get at. Walk outside more than a few steps, and you might not get back...

I often wonder what role this might be playing in CO2 samples there:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Erebus

Who knows, there might be another version of Lake Nyos there:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Nyos
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