Monstrous melt: Distant Antarctica glaciers have scientists worried

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The great ice sheet of West Antarctica has begun sliding into what scientists believe is an irreversible collapse. It will take a century, but once glaciers that took tens of thousands of years to form are gone, the absence will result in a sea level rise in the Northern Hemisphere of at least 10 feet. If this were the only scenario to worry about, it would be more than enough to qualify as a catastrophe. Unfortunately, West Antarctica isn't the only ice formation that may disappear from the bottom......

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