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Aug 31, 2015 07:15 AM ET // AFP
Denali was renamed McKinley in 1896 for a future president, but local authorities worked to restore its traditional name.
Jul 28, 2015 04:07 PM ET // Sarah Lewin,
The remains of burnt out Iron Age huts in Africa hold clues into understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field and weird magnetic pole reversals. Continue reading →
Jun 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Step right up, folks, and witness the amazing shrinking continent before it's too late.
May 14, 2015 12:47 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Aerial photographs of Greenland's Ryder Glacier are pretty strange. Continue reading →
Feb 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lake Vostok may be a treasure trove of extremophiles -- organisms which have evolved to live in the harshest, most inhospitable conditions. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The birth of an iceberg comes with its own characteristic sound, according to new research.
Jan 14, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Greenland didn't always have glaciers, reports a new study that pins the region's ice-cold features on plate tectonics and a shift in the Earth's tilt.
Dec 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
Denmark makes a claim to contested, energy-rich territory around the North Pole by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.
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