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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Life abounds in Antarctic lake sealed under ice : Nature News & Comment

It's not Lake Vostok, but it's still impressive:

"It is permanently covered by a massive cap of ice up to 27 metres thick, is six times saltier than normal sea water, and at −13 °C is one of the coldest aquatic environments on Earth — yet Lake Vida in Antarctica teems with life."

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story: nature.com

(PS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Vostok )