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Spy satellites reveal rapid Himalayan glacier melt

AFP, WASHINGTON

As a result, “the outlet glaciers flow faster, melt and get thinner, with the lowering surface of the ice sheet exposing new ice to warm air and melting as well,” it said.

In the next 200 years, the ice sheet model shows that melting at the present rate could contribute 48cm to 160cm to sea level rise.

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