Ice covers roughly 10 percent of our planet’s surface. It is a harsh and unforgiving element, one that even today proves a challenge for the men and women who try to master and overcome it.
But at the same time, ice is a really useful medium when it comes to preserving things as they were decades, centuries, even millennia ago. Glacial archaeology is a relatively new field, but one that has uncovered a lot of unexpected discoveries as more and more glaciers recede and reveal the secrets they’ve been hiding.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!