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Greenland's Glaciers Losing Ice Faster This Year Than Last Year, Which was Record-setting Itself
December 13, 2008
Researchers watching the loss of ice flowing out from the giant island of Greenland say that the amount of ice lost this summer is nearly three times what was lost one year ago. The loss of floating ice in 2008 pouring from Greenland's glaciers would cover an area twice the size of Manhattan Island in the US, they said.
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