Jump to content
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Eldorado

New Antarctic island discovered

Recommended Posts

Eldorado

"A scientific expedition off the coast of Antarctica earlier this month spotted an island that appears on no maps — a finding that demonstrates how quickly the continent is changing as a result of climate change.

"“I think I see rocks,” shouted an officer aboard the RV Nathaniel B. Palmer as the ship passed through Pine Island Bay, Antarctica. After consulting their charts, the crew realized they were looking at a brand-new island.

"There was a commotion as everyone onboard rushed to see the rocky, ice-covered outcrop and suggest potential names. But the hubbub quickly gave way to excitement about the scientific implications of the find, says Julia Wellner, a marine geologist at the University of Houston in Texas."

Full article at Nature dot com: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00489-4

"The island has been named Sif after the Norse goddess of fertility and family"

At Tech Times: https://www.techtimes.com/articles/247640/20200228/new-place-on-earth-melting-ice-caps-unveil-antarcticas-new-island.htm

At Twitter:

 

  • Like 8

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
third_eye

Where's the ice? 

~

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jethrofloyd

So, they have finally discovered Atlantis? :P

  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.