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Old 02-07-2020, 11:49 AM   #8380 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
10% of that is on land, so 0.175% can affect sea level. Of course, warming water causes expansion because warmer things occupy more space. I'm told that is the main driver of sea level rise, not the melting ice.

Will we lose more land due to sea rise, or gain more from what was frozen wasteland?
No, the Antarctic ice is on land (and Greenland), and if/when that melts, it will raise sea level by hundreds of feet.
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