Network of salty lakes found under Antarctica may shed light on climate change

"A subterranean world of interconnected salty lakes that may support microbial life has been detected beneath one of Antarctica's most barren and lifeless regions. The aquifer network extends to a depth of up to 1,148ft (350 metres) below the McMurdo Dry Valleys - the coldest and driest desert on Earth. The find could help to shed light on how the icy region is coping with climate change, and could even hint at how life could survive on Mars."

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