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The Antarctic Denman Glacier sinks into the deepest canyon in the world

Video from GeoBeats Antarctica’s glaciers are melting at unprecedented speeds, and a huge gorge in the continent’s rocky underbelly could make things worse. In a study published in Geophysical Research Letters on March 23, the researchers used more than 20 years of satellite data to monitor the ice in the Denman Glacier – a 20 km wide ice stream in …

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The Antarctic Denman Glacier sinks into the deepest canyon in the world

The glaciers from Antarctic melting at unprecedented speed, and a huge ravine in the rocky underbelly of the continent could make things worse. In a study published in the magazine on March 23 Geophysical research lettersThe researchers used more than 20 years of satellite data to monitor the ice in the Denman Glacier – a 20 km wide ice stream …

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Apex Legends developers confirm the changes to Kings Canyon loot in the next update

The Apex Legends team’s next update will address concerns about the distribution of loot across Kings Canyon to address growing in-game issues. Josh Medina, producer of Respawn Entertainment, spoke to Counter Logic Gaming Apex team members Jack ‘NiceWigg’ Martin and Christian ‘Nokokopuffs’ Feliciano about the improvements that could be made to Kings Canyon. A lot has changed in the Battle …

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Man jumps to his death at the Grand Canyon Skywalk

GRAND CANYON WEST, Arizona – Authorities are trying to locate the body of a man who climbed a safety barrier on the Grand Canyon Skywalk and apparently jumped to his death. They say the 28-year-old visitor jumped to the tourist attraction on the Hualapai Reserve outside the Grand Canyon National Park at around 4:30 pm Saturday. A spokesman for Grand …

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Four dead, others seriously injured in a tour bus accident near Bryce Canyon

(KUTV) – According to Garfield County sheriff's office, four people lost their lives on Friday near Bryce Canyon National Park and many more were injured. For current crash information, see here. The Utah Highway Patrol said 12 to 15 of the victims had "very" critical injuries. UHP also said the bus carries a group of Chinese-speaking tourists. Including the driver, …

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British tourist dies in the crash of a parachutist near the Arizona Grand Canyon

A 55-year-old Brit died after parachuting near the Grand Canyon National Park. (Istock) A 55-year-old British man visiting the US died after a tandem jump near Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park suddenly went awry, authorities said Tuesday. The Grand Canyon National Park Airport was hit by two Reported to men who had been injured after a parachute jump in tandem. …

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British tourist dies at the Grand Canyon parachute jump

(News) – Another tragedy in the Grand Canyon: The authorities say a British tourist was killed in a parachute jump near the canyon on Sunday morning. The police say 55-year-old Christopher Swales was fatally injured after he and his partner, an instructor at a local parachute jumping center, encountered "difficulties" in a tandem jump, the BBC reports. The problem occurred …

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Australian man dies while swimming in the Grand Canyon

A 77-year-old man from Australia died while swimming in the Colorado River at Grand Canyon National Park, the parking service said Thursday. Parkkeepers responded to an emergency call on Tuesday for Kenneth Reece of Tasmania, Australia, who was on a river trip, according to the National Park Service. Reece swam around Deer Creek Falls, where other members of the river …

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