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Daily Archives: Jun 15, 2013

Thickness of the Ice Sheets of Last Glaciation Compared to Modern Skylines

Here's how the skylines of Toronto, Chicago, Boston and Montreal compare against the icesheets covering those locations during the last ice age (XKCD). If the ice slabs of our current...

Shocking! Landslide Breaks Trans-Ecuador Pipeline: Drinking Water Threatened From Peru to Brazil

One of the largest impacts of landslides occurs when the slide severs an oil or gas pipeline, allowing a release into the environment.  Given that pipelines are increasingly being...

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