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Himalayan melting risk surveyed

Posted on Wednesday, 8 March, 2006 | Comment icon 2 comments


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"A new weather station is expected to show the extent of warming in the Himalayas, one of the world's biggest deposits of ice and a key source of fresh water."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Bella-Angelique on 8 March, 2006, 15:47
I wonder if my property will become beachfront and go up in value after the current coastlines go underwater? Anyone have a map of what the new coasts might be?
Comment icon #2 Posted by SparkOfOm on 8 March, 2006, 16:34
I wonder if my property will become beachfront and go up in value after the current coastlines go underwater? Anyone have a map of what the new coasts might be? Get a topographic map.. if you know how much the ocean will rise then you can get a pretty good layout of the geography with one of those maps


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