Iceland is Rising As the Snow is Melting

January 31, 2015 7:24 PM

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Iceland is mounting, or to be exact the ice portion of the island is decreasing, which becomes the reason for the land to decline from world’s crust, a procedure that is taking place at a rate much faster rate than what scientists have believed. Actually island’s glaciers are melting so rapidly that divisions of Iceland are increasing nearly 1.4” a year. Researchers from the University of Arizona found this.

The study is the only one to straightly link Earth’s speeding uplift with rushing tempo of glacial melting. With the increase in the rate of this process, the scientists inform that volcanic eruptions’ frequency will be enhanced.

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