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Contact: Kevin Krajick
kkrajick@ei.columbia.edu
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The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Mud and Ice

Caption: Ancient sediments recovered off the coast of East Antarctica suggest that the ice sheet repeatedly melted back 3 to 5 million years ago, contributing to sea level rise.

Credit: Cathy Stickley

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