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Ocean water melting ice-filled canyon in Antarctica

Satellite radar data from NASA indicate warm ocean water is eroding some of the ice that fills East Antarctica's Denman Canyon, which extends 3,500 meters below sea level and is the world's deepest land gorge, scientists say. Most of the melting is occurring on the glacier's western side, which has a narrow trough, researchers say in Geophysical Research Letters.

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