Asha Bajaj

Nov 30, 2021

3 min read

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

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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, reports said.

Image credit: University of Leicester/Katharina Hochmuth