December 18, 2011

Greenland lost 100 billion tons more ice in 2010 than previous year

Findings of a study of Greenland presented by US scientists on December 9, 2011 have revealed that as the southern part of the island lost 100 billion tons more ice in 2010 than the previous year, the release of the weight has also caused underlying bedrock to rise by a full 20 millimeters in some locations.

Sources: Red Orbit, TG Daily, MS NBC

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