Previously unsuspected volcanic activity confirmed under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at Pine Island Glacier

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

From National Science Foundation:

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June 27, 2018

Tracing a chemical signature of helium in seawater, an international team of scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has discovered a previously unknown volcanic hotspot beneath the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS).

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