Australia exploring the environmental impacts of having a concrete runway on Antarctica

By Jackson Worthington
Updated July 21 2020 - 5:00pm, first published 4:54pm
CONCERN: Proposed site for the paved runway which would provide year round access to Antarctica, The Vestfold Hills. Picture: Nick Roden.
CONCERN: Proposed site for the paved runway which would provide year round access to Antarctica, The Vestfold Hills. Picture: Nick Roden.

Australia's plan to build a runway the size of Hobart airport in Antarctica, to provide better access, has researchers worried.

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