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A group of glaciologists discovered the deepest point on land under an Antarctic glacier.

Among other findings of BedMachine Antarctica, a mapping project for the white continent, glaciologists said one of the most striking one was finding “the world’s deepest land canyon below Denman Glacier in East Antarctica.”

The discovery was announced by the University of California, Irvine (UCI) on Thursday.

“The new Antarctic bed topography product was constructed using ice thickness data from 19 different research institutes dating back to 1967, encompassing nearly a million line-miles of radar soundings,” said the article on the finding at the university’s

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