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Massive Glacier in Rapid Meltdown Could Raise Seas to Unprecedented Levels

A recent study has indicated that the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland is experiencing a rapid melt that threatens to raise sea levels by up to one centimeter.

The glacier, which is thought to have yielded the iceberg that ended the Titanic's fated voyage, has begun to melt at an alarming rate, about four times faster than it was...
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Glaciers Shrinking Faster than Expected

A new satellite survey of over 2,000 glaciers shows that most of them are now shrinking. Scientists are concerned about melting glaciers as far apart as Mount Kilimanjaro, the Himalayas and Glacier National Park in Montana. New photographs taken by NASA?s Terra spacecraft show the shrinkage is dramatic and happening on a global scale.


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