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Old 06-15-2018, 03:57 PM   #2071 (permalink)
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The north pole will have little effect, as the ice is floating in water it will weigh and displace the same as it would when molten.
But then the ice on Greenland will start melting unstoppable, and that will cause a sea level rise by several meters when completed.

The south pole is a different matter: 58 meters of sea level rise if that melts. That won't happen in a hurry, but even if it spreads out over several centuries it will be a disaster.

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