If All The Ice Melted. Source: ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_fb2013110



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#4 - yiffcario (11/11/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Guys, no wait, guys, what if we just drink all the excess water?   
Global warming solved.
Guys, no wait, guys, what if we just drink all the excess water?
Global warming solved.
#20 - adu ONLINE (11/12/2013) [+] (7 replies)
I think I speak for much of America when I say: do we really need Florida?
User avatar #32 - arkadia (11/12/2013) [+] (4 replies)
we don't really need Florida anyways..
User avatar #39 - JENNAY (11/12/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Chicago's safe!

#6 - gameofpwned (11/11/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Part of me thinks it would actually be kind of cool if all the ice melted and flooded different parts of the world, because then it would be like a whole new fantasy world to explore, with new locations and such.
#10 to #6 - mcwkennedy (11/11/2013) [-]
You ran back to Durotar after the cataclysm didn't you?
#11 - sgtxrootbeer (11/11/2013) [+] (4 replies)
But wait, Isn't the density of ice lower than that of water? That is why ice floats. If so, than the oceans would actually recede, wouldn't they?
User avatar #22 to #11 - lean (11/12/2013) [-]
If you fill a cup with ice, then add water up to the brim, what happens when the ice melts?
You are absolutely correct, if in-eloquent. In fact, water expands when it freezes, and for something to float it has to displace the same mass; when floating ice melts it actually slightly lowers the overall water level.

The problem is that Antarctica is covered by roughly 7,000 feet of ice, and is a landmass (Greenland too). If that melted it would run into the ocean, causing catastrophic rises in oceanic water levels.
User avatar #5 - doomedalive (11/11/2013) [-]
How do you even west on the south pole....
User avatar #58 - buggz (11/12/2013) [+] (1 reply)
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User avatar #43 - priestoftheoldones (11/12/2013) [-]
Now Portland is only an hour away from the beach! BEACH DAYS!
User avatar #2 - brucekillah (11/11/2013) [+] (4 replies)
Not as bad as I originally thought. And it isnt like this would all happen in a week anyway. People would know to move more inland. Except for England, they would be ******
#1 - zourch (11/11/2013) [+] (1 reply)
thought we would would all start scavenging for islands and sell paper
#68 - pokeluigi (11/12/2013) [-]
This is no way near as bad as I expected
#63 - theguywhoaskswhy (11/12/2013) [-]
Home town right on the ocean.
Not underwater.
#62 - zoef (11/12/2013) [-]
"the netherlands will have surrendered to the sea"

bitch, please
#61 - schaufelradbagger (11/12/2013) [-]
Oh Nein! Not Schleswig-Holstein.
#37 - anonymous (11/12/2013) [-]
We should all just take giant tanks of water and shoot them into the moon.
Bam inhabitable moon and we (unfortunately) get to keep Florida.
#33 - theavatarspupil (11/12/2013) [-]
I would live an hour or two away from the beach
#31 - kepesauce (11/12/2013) [-]
sooo, no big deal
User avatar #28 - beasert (11/12/2013) [-]
Huh? Nova Scotia did all right.
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