Antarctica vast network of lakes inhabited

 inhabitedStudies in the area of the Dry Valleys McMurdo where millions of years there was no snow, no rain, showed that at a depth of 350 meters, where the temperature drops below freezing, there is a whole network of underground salt lakes.

An even more surprising finding was that the lake appeared to inhabit: they are home to many microbes. Curiously, the traces of microorganisms in groundwater Antarctica visible to the naked eye. Continue reading “Antarctica vast network of lakes inhabited”