Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Would YOUR house be underwater? Terrifying map reveals the devastation that would occur if ALL the world's ice melted

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Ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles make up 10 per cent of our entire planet’s surface, and it’s thought Earth contains five million cubic miles of frozen water - so what would happen if it all melted?

National Geographic has created a series of interactive maps demonstrating the catastrophic effect Earth’s ice could cause if it melted and flowed into the oceans and seas.

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This could cause sea levels to rise by 216 feet, devouring cities and even countries all the while drastically altering how continents and coastlines look, and wiping out entire populations ... ► Read the entire article by Victoria Woollaston in Dailymail

Source: Dailymail

Author: Victoria Woollaston ... more

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