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Glacial Event 3 Years Ago Equivalent to the Entire Island of Manhattan Disappearing–Except Three Times as High—Warming Continues

Captured glacial calving disaster…..and explanation of perspective.  Thanks, hmmmm. to upworthiest broadcast of the day….

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Here’s the striking metric:It took 100 years for this glacier to retreat 8 miles. 

It took ten years 2000-2010 to retreat 9 miles.

Three years hence, the retreat continues to accelerate.

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