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Past ice-shelf collapse in West Antarctica
Ó Cofaigh, C. (2011). Past ice-shelf collapse in West Antarctica. Nature (Lond.) 476(7360): 290-291. dx.doi.org/10.1038/476290a
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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Abstract
    Images of the sea floor in Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica, reveal impressive evidence that a massive ice-shelf break-up occurred before about 12,000 years ago, and point to a tidal influence on sea-floor features produced during deglaciation.

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