Washington DC Slowly Sinking Into The Sea Says Study

July 30, 2015 10:30 AM

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Geologists have found that part of Washington D.C. may be at risk of submerging as geological processes continue to sink down its lands. The researchers compared the conditions of the past and present land layers to come up with their findings.

A new study found that Washington D.C. may drop by approximately six or more inches in the next 100 years as researchers discovered that the land under the Chesapeake Bay is sinking slowly. The falling of this land may contribute significantly to the problems of sea level rise and all the more incre...

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