A tectonic shift in the Southern Ocean caused the dramatic ancient cooling event

Asha Bajaj
3 min readNov 30, 2021

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Leicester/Canadian-Media: New research has shed light on a sudden cooling event 34 million years ago that contributed to the formation of the Antarctic ice sheets, https://phys.org/news reports said.

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