New Lakes Discovered Under Antarctic Ice with NASA's ICESat-2

  • Released Wednesday, July 7, 2021
  • Updated Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 5:18PM
  • ID: 13877

Hundreds of meltwater lakes hide deep beneath the expanse of Antarctica’s ice sheet. With a powerful laser altimeter system in space, NASA’s Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is helping scientists "see" under the ice.

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