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Erosion by cooling

The thermal history of thousands of rock samples convincingly confirms the idea that climate cooling accelerates the rate of erosion at Earth's surface — and implicates glaciers in particular. See Letter p.423

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Figure 1: Carved by glaciers.

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Egholm, D. Erosion by cooling. Nature 504, 380–381 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/504380a

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