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Ancient Tundra Landscape Discovered Beneath Greenland’s Ice Sheet Provides Climate Change Clues

Ever wonder where the ‘green’ in ice-covered Greenland comes from? According to Icelandic lore, viking explorer Erik the Red gave Greenland its name to lure settlers after discovering the territory in the 10th century. New evidence of ancient tundra buried beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet, however, gives new credibility to Greenland’s name with the discovery…