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In Greenland, a huge waterfall

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

For an hour or so, Greenland had its own mighty waterfall, flowing secretly at three times the volume of Niagara.

A meltwater lake on the surface of a glacier suddenly emptied in July 2006, sending millions of gallons of water through cracks in the ice sheet to the ground, researchers reported Thursday in the online edition of the journal Science.


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