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Blood Falls (Antarctica)

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Blood Falls (Antarctica)

No, this is not a grisly murder scene. The “blood” you see is actually saltwater that is rich in iron-oxide (the scientific name for rust) seeping out of a fissure (or crack) in the glacier. The source of this reddened-saltwater is a reservoir buried under 400m of ice and located a few kilometers away from the fissure it flows from.

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