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Vanishing Country

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Cracking up

Close on the heels of the post on the formation of oceans, here is one on the shrinking of a country.

[…]it is undeniable that Greenland is disappearing at a startling rate as large chunks of ice break off from the mainland and float away as icebergs.

If humanity exist a few generations from now, will the world map have a different pattern than now?  Perhaps.  But there is one thing that won’t change.  The lines that demarcate nations.  I’d be happy if THOSE disappeared.

Written by Elgie Shepard

October 1, 2008 at 6:33 am