X-ray images reveal how glaciers disappeared from Britain during last ice age

The British Geological Survey's Vibrocorer about to be lowered into the sea, as high-resolution X-Ray CT scans have revealed how British-Irish glaciers disappeared at the end of the last Ice Age - and could provide clues about the impact of melting glaciers in future. PRESS the north west of Scotland, using high-resolution CT scans. (Britice-Chrono project/PA Wire)
The British Geological Survey's Vibrocorer about to be lowered into the sea, as high-resolution X-Ray CT scans have revealed how British-Irish glaciers disappeared at the end of the last Ice Age - and could provide clues about the impact of melting glaciers in future. PRESS the north west of Scotland, using high-resolution CT scans. (Britice-Chrono project/PA Wire) NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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