And who exactly is out to destroy Canada?
"We realize that this is a radical conclusion -- that we may have evidence for liquid water within a body so small and so cold."
...the jets might be erupting from near-surface pockets of liquid water above 0 degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit)...
"What's different here is that pockets of liquid water may be no more than tens of meters below the surface."
"...the evidence is direct observation of water vapor venting from sources close to the surface,"
The depth of the permafrost can in areas of continuous permafrost and harsh winters be very great 440m (1330 feet) at Barrow, Alaska and as much as 1493m (4510 feet) in the northern Lena and Yana River basins).
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