Icebergs Once Frequented Florida?!

October 13, 2014 2:45 PM

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Icebergs Once Frequented Florida?!

When we think of icebergs, we usually picture the cold, wind-chilled expanses of the Arctic and Antarctic, but new research has shown that these massive slabs of ice once drifted as far south as sunny south Florida.

Using a first-of-its-kind, high-resolution climate model, researchers discovered iceberg scour marks on the sea floor along the entire continental shelf. It seems that during the last ice age about 21,000 years ago, icebergs and meltwater from the North American ice sheet would have regularly reache...

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