These Charts Show How High Sea Levels Will Rise if Antarctica’s Ice Continues to Melt

Humans were not around to see Antarctica in the good times, tens of millions of years ago, when it was home to palms and baobab trees, reptiles and marsupials. It had some of the same mountains it has today, some of the same valleys and inlets. But it didn’t have the same address.

Long ago, Antarctica was located in the mid-­latitudes, once part of the super­continent Gondwa…

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