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Science  16 Nov 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6109, pp. 881
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6109.881

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Fifty percent more meltwater than 15 years ago is gushing from the cavity beneath Pine Island Glacier and a widening gap between the ice and an underwater ridge crest, probably due to sustained melting.