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Bedrock Erosion Surfaces Record Former East Antarctic Ice Sheet Extent. / Paxman, Guy J.G.; Jamieson, Stewart S.R.; Ferraccioli, Fausto; Bentley, Michael J.; Ross, Neil; Armadillo, Egidio; Gasson, Edward G.W.; Leitchenkov, German; DeConto, Robert M.

In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45, No. 9, 16.05.2018, p. 4114-4123.

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Paxman, GJG, Jamieson, SSR, Ferraccioli, F, Bentley, MJ, Ross, N, Armadillo, E, Gasson, EGW, Leitchenkov, G & DeConto, RM 2018, 'Bedrock Erosion Surfaces Record Former East Antarctic Ice Sheet Extent', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 4114-4123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077268

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Paxman, G. J. G., Jamieson, S. S. R., Ferraccioli, F., Bentley, M. J., Ross, N., Armadillo, E., ... DeConto, R. M. (2018). Bedrock Erosion Surfaces Record Former East Antarctic Ice Sheet Extent. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(9), 4114-4123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077268

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Paxman GJG, Jamieson SSR, Ferraccioli F, Bentley MJ, Ross N, Armadillo E et al. Bedrock Erosion Surfaces Record Former East Antarctic Ice Sheet Extent. Geophysical Research Letters. 2018 May 16;45(9):4114-4123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077268

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Paxman, Guy J.G. ; Jamieson, Stewart S.R. ; Ferraccioli, Fausto ; Bentley, Michael J. ; Ross, Neil ; Armadillo, Egidio ; Gasson, Edward G.W. ; Leitchenkov, German ; DeConto, Robert M. / Bedrock Erosion Surfaces Record Former East Antarctic Ice Sheet Extent. In: Geophysical Research Letters. 2018 ; Vol. 45, No. 9. pp. 4114-4123.

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