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An Antarctica heat wave melted 20% of an island’s snow in 9 days

An Antarctica heat wave melted 20% of an island's snow in 9 days

The images show Eagle Island on the northeastern peninsula of the icy continent at the start and end of this month’s Antarctic heat wave. By the end of the nine-day heat event, much of the land beneath the island’s ice cap was exposed, and pools of meltwater opened up on …

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