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A Dark River Nearly 1,000 Miles Long May Be Flowing Beneath Greenland's Ice

Dec 12, 2019
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This does make some sense: why would Greenland be the only large landmass that doesn't have at least one river as part of its makeup?
 
Dec 12, 2019
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"a subterranean river, transporting water from central Greenland to the northern coast."

Surely Antarctica has only one coast and it is the North Coast, by definition. Is there some convention that determines what direction that actually is? I would be surprised if it actually had a "South Coast".
 
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Dec 13, 2019
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"a subterranean river, transporting water from central Greenland to the northern coast."

Surely Antarctica has only one coast and it is the North Coast, by definition. Is there some convention that determines what direction that actually is? I would be surprised if it actually had a "South Coast".
Greenland is an island. It has a coastline encircling it, as does Antarctica.
 
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So the next step should be to put a buoy in the fjord that measures salinity. If it differs from the surrounding area, then you know the river is active. This would confirm or reject there theory. Leave it there for a couple years and see what the results are.
 

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