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Scientists Rule Out One Threat Of Antarctic Collapse

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In visits last year to Antarctica, Rice University geologists found evidence that put one of their concerns on ice. They found that one threat from the roster of suspects that could cause the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, the most unstable part of the region, seems less of a threat. A collapse would raise the world's sea level and threaten to flood coastal areas.

HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 1999 -- In visits last year to Antarctica, Rice University geologists found evidence that put one of their concerns on ice.


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