Super Salty Lakes Found Deep Below Canadian Ice Cap
April 10, 2018
To understand the bedrock under Devon Ice Cap, one of largest in the Canadian Arctic, PhD student Anja Rutishauser poured through radar data that she hoped would reveal a better picture.
But instead of finding solid ground, Rutishauser found liquid water.
The University of Alberta student found two super-salty lakes underneath the Canadian Arctic, located nearly a half a mile below the ice, Josh Gabbatiss reports for The Independent. And the discovery could provide insight into possible extraterrestrial life
Smithsonaian.com, April 16,2018