Friday, August 5, 2011

Discoverer of Antarctica's Lake Vostok dies

On August 3, 2011 the Russian man that discovered Antarctica's Lake Vostok died.  Andrey Kapitsa was a Russian geographer and is among the scientists credited with discovering Lake Vostok using seismic soundings.  Lake Vostok is the largest subglacial lake in Antarctica.  Andrey Kapitsa also participated in 4 Soviet expeditions to the South Pole.

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