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Antarctica is covered with volcanoes, could they erupt?

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Antarctica It is perhaps best known for its endless expanse of ice and snow. But what many people don't realize is that dozens of them are hiding under his frosty facade Volcanoes.

In fact, beneath the continent's massive western ice sheet lies what is considered the largest volcanic area on Earth, with as many as 138 volcanoes. Of those volcanoes, 91 were discovered for the first time as part of a 2017 study published in the journal. Geological Society.

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