Strange Hot Spot Below Eastern Antarctica

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Saturday, November 24, 2018

Scientists have discovered a strange hot spot below eastern Antarctica.

There is a large amount of melted ice under the sea ice and scientists are not sure what's causing it.

They say it may be caused by hydrothermal energy.

Hydrothermal energy is the process of obtaining heat or energy from a large body of water. 'Heat', in this case should not be associated with high temperature but rather a relative heat content or relative temperature difference.

It could hinder researchers ability to recover ancient climatic data.



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