Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Antarctica, no ice

From Wikipedia:

Antarctica without its ice shield. This map does not consider that sea level would rise because of the melted ice, nor that the landmass would rise by several hundred meters over a few tens of thousands of years after the weight of the ice were no longer depressing the landmass.

I'd wager there's folks that have designs on that real estate.

It makes me think of ancient legends of lands submerged, swallowed by an ocean... of ice.

via The Daily Galaxy

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