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The 280 million-year-old grove in the South Pole

( CNN) Antarctica as we know it is a nippy wilderness covered in thick compacted ice. During the last Antarctic summer, geologist Erik Gulbranson and a unit of polar scientists risked upon fogies from the oldest polar wood found on the continent — before the first dinosaur moved the Earth. Now the team is gallanting … Read More