7,000 underground gas bubbles poised to ‘explode’ in Arctic

7,000 underground gas bubbles poised to 'explode' in Arctic

Scientists have discovered as many as 7,000 gas-filled 'bubbles' expected to explode in Actic regions of Siberia after an exercise involving field expeditions and satellite surveillance, TASS reported. A number of large craters – seen on our images here – have appeared on the landscape in northern Siberia in recent years and they are being carefully studied by scientists who believe they were formed when pingos exploded.

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