Great Lakes are Ice Free Now

June 11, 2014 1:46 PM

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Great Lakes are Ice Free Now

After hiatus of seven months, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the Great Lakes are ice free.

This year's winters were one of the coldest winters in decades, witnessed by the Great Lakes. Many days of high temperature and the efforts made by the Coast Guard are majorly responsible for the melting. The Coast Guard used to log more than 2,000 hours of ice breaking duties this winter and spring...

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