At about 2,540 meters (8,333 feet) below sea level, the Bentley Subglacial Trench is the world's lowest dry elevation
. Located in Western Antarctica
, it was named for geologist Charles R. Bentley
, currently a professor at the University of Wisconsin
. Oddly enough, the the trench floor is covered by over 3,000 meters of snow
, which actually puts its surface above sea level
Studies have shown that the Bentley Subglacial Trench lies on top of one of the largest volcanic caldera complexes on Earth.
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