tom-pine-1 at computerworks.net
Wed Apr 8 10:41:41 EDT 1998
On Wed, 8 Apr 1998, AlphSailor wrote:
> Okay, okay. I take it back. What I really meant was that ice takes up less
> volume than liquid water does.
Bzzzt, wrong. For the same mass, ice takes up more volume than liquid
water does, one of the few solids for which this is true.
Other (Relevant?) things...
A dejanews search tells me that the most common figure given for both
icecaps melting is a 60m rise.
<Nadia spoilers below, that's why I cced to Gainax ML>
Well, I think that what remains of Antarctica resembles the underground
base we see towards the middle of Nadia, after it has been hit with a
If so, and if the 2nd Impact was enough to blow away a large percentage of
Anarctica's bedrock, then the geothermal energy might be enough to keep
the southern icecap melted.
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