Massive Subglacial Trench Discovered in Antarctica

By EMILY HERNANDEZ, age 11 PHOTO: Christopher Michel In January 2014, a team of British scientists discovered a massive ice trench in West Antarctica, and named it the Ellsworth Trough. An ancient subglacial trench* that is deeper than the Grand Canyon, it was...

Disappearing Glaciers

PHOTOS: GNP archives Glacier National Park in Montana may have to change its name pretty soon. In 1850 there were about 150 named glaciers in the park. That number just dropped to 25 after two more disappeared in March 2010. Global warming is contributing to the...