Thursday, November 29, 2007

Antarctica with no ice

Ever curious what Antarctica would like with no ice - see some renderings of this frigic continent without ice. Some maps below show Antarctica as an archipelago, others as a larger landmass...

What would happen if all this ice melted?

This map taken from: http://www.ig.utexas.edu/outreach/wiredantarctica/lessons/sci_lessons/lesson6s.htm

melted ice antarctica

Here is one from http://www.visitandlearn.co.uk/schoollinks/faqs.asp

antarcticnoice.jpg

http://library.thinkquest.org/26442/html/terra/antarctic_noice.gif

antarctic_noice.gif

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Antarctica_Map.png

488px-antarctica_map.png

http://www.btinternet.com/~graywallis/

bm.jpg

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