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Volcanic ash in Antarctic ice core. Section of an ice core from James Ross Island, Antarctica, collected at a depth of 279 metres. The dark stripe at centre is a layer of volcanic ash. Particles trapped in ice cores can reveal past atmospheric conditions and changes in climate over hundreds of thousands of years.
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