Deglaciation is the melting of glaciers or a decrease in ice sheets. While deglaciation helped mark the end of the last ice age, glacial retreat in the 21st century helps support the scientific theory of global warming.
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Conservation, Earth Science, Climatology
Ice Falling from Perito Moreno Glacier
One result of deglaciation is ice loss from glaciers like that seen from the Perito Moreno Glacier in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.
Photograph by fredtamashiro
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May 20, 2022
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