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What Would Happen if the Polar Ice Caps Melted?

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Asked by Ataur Rahman, 13 Mar '12 07:35 pm
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I dont want the ice caps melting and flooding large areas of land..

Breaks my heart to know that polar bears can drown before they can reach a solid piece of ice
Most of the world's ice is in Antarctica. The continent is covered by an ice shelf 2,133 meters (7,000 feet) thick. If the entire ice pack melted, the world's oceans would rise by 61 meters (200 feet). But since the average temperature in Antarctica is -37C (-35F), this is very unlikely to happen. More likely is that only a portion of the ice melts, increasing sea levels by a few feet or meters.

The results would still be catastrophic. A rise of a couple meters would flood the streets of many coastal cities, necessitating their evacuation. Low-lying countries such as many in Indonesia could be almost entirely submerged.
What will then happen to us ?
v Mumbais Nariman Point will be submerged.

v 40% of Himalayan glaciers would vanish. ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 13 Mar '12 07:40 pm

 
  
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The water levels of the seas and oceans will rise above land
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 13 Mar '12 07:37 pm

 
  
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Water level of sea will considerably be increased....
Answered by vijay, 13 Mar '12 08:45 pm

 
  
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Nothing will happen ....... if it happens then it would be to balance the nature ........ we know, now we are at Kaliyug after all 3 yugs are over and all three Yugs are vanished after PRALAY happened ....... and new era has been established and people are leading their life with the situations ......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 13 Mar '12 07:50 pm

 
  
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Polar beers gone,, world temp rise by 1 - 2 deg, climate change, more thunder stoms,, and irregular monsson
Answered by conviction, 13 Mar '12 07:46 pm

 
  
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Then we will use to swim while going from place to place
Answered by nahu khan, 13 Mar '12 07:42 pm

 
  
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The water level will be increased
Answered by charitha bb, 13 Mar '12 07:38 pm

 
  
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