Unfortunately, scientists haven’t find a frozen Atlantis, but newly released research signals a breakthrough for an even bigger mystery: The geography of Antarctica.

Using data collecting by the ESA’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite, a team from Kiel University and the British Antarctic Survey has compiled maps of Earth’s gravity levels, revealing the icy continent’s ancient history. With the trove of new data, scientists can not only fill in the history books, but better understand how of ice sheets move as a result of a changing, warming climate. Their research was published paper published this week in the journal Scientific Reports.

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