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Rising Oceans

There is concern over the effects of global warming on the ocean level. (As an aside, How many oceans are there, anyway?) The ocean would be expected to rise because of the melting of the ice sheets on Antarctica, which cover one half of a percent of the Earth's surface and are, on average, 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) thick. The oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface. If the ice caps melted completely, would we have to evacuate New York City?

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