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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.

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Written by Elgie Shepard

October 1, 2008 at 6:33 am