Re: If Ross Ice Shelf melts, the Sea Level will rise by 15feet
Posted by paul on Jul 09, 2002 at 13:53
Re: If Ross Ice Shelf melts, the Sea Level will rise by 15feet (bobba)
Ice Shelves are permanent floating ice sheets that are (attached to land) and are constantly fed by glaciers. The largest one is the Ross Ice Shelf which is 600 - 3000 feet thick and about 600 miles long (the size of France). The cliffs at the waters edge are about 200 feet high.
it says its attached to land not on land...
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