Vast regions of Antarctica melted in the recent past

We can only imagine what would happen if this was much more extensive.

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2007-058

this JPL page also has an excellent view in high resolution of Antarctica as a whole

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/earth/arctic/arctic20070515-hi-res.jpg

Advertisements