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Warmer oceans driving Antarctic Peninsula glacier melt

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Iceberg floats in Andord Bay on Graham Land, Antarctic in November. Photo: jocrebbin/Getty Images.

The Antarctic Peninsula is a long, relatively narrow limb extending 800 miles out from West Antarctica, and is home to hundreds of glaciers.

July 16, 2016 — These rivers of ice ooze their way down through the Peninsula’s rocky mountain range and into the ocean, powered by gravity and their own weight.  Continue reading Warmer oceans driving Antarctic Peninsula glacier melt