How Glaciers Disappeared from Scotland at the End of the Last Ice Age

Research has revealed how glaciers disappeared from Scotland at the end of the last Ice Age by collecting dozens of sediment cores from the seabed, before conducting high-resolution X-ray scans to reveal previously unseen clues about the ice sheet which covered the region between 20,000 and 14,000 years ago.  The study could also offer a glimpse into the future by providing clues about the effect of melting ice sheets in Antarctica.

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