Saturday, August 29, 2009

Arctic glacier to lose Manhattan-sized 'tongue'

Read more at http://www.newscientist.com/article/d... The biggest glacier in the Arctic is on the verge of losing a chunk of ice the size of Manhattan. A group of scientists and climate change activists who are closely monitoring the Petermann glacier's ice tongue believe the rapid flow of ice is in part due to warm ocean currents moving up along the coast of Greenland, fuelled by global warming.

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