Tons of nuclear waste from a secret military operation are hiding underneath Greenland’s Ice sheet.
This team of of scientists and engineers are camped above an abandoned Cold War military base that’s buried 30 meters below Greenland’s ice sheet. William: “That is Delta storm condition.” They’re part of a special climate monitoring program, because the underground base that they’re studying, could eventually thaw out and unearth thousands of tons of toxic waste.
But, this scientific endeavor was actually part of a covert U.S. Army operation, codenamed Project Iceworm. In response to escalating Cold War tensions, the U.S. wanted to position 600 medium range missiles with nuclear warheads underneath the Greenland ice sheet. All was going according to plan, until engineers noticed the ice that surrounded the base was shifting faster than initially projected.
Read more: https://www.seeker.com/videos/earth/this-abandoned-nuclear-city-is-trapped-under-ice-what-happens-if-it-thaws