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Friday, October 4, 2013

Largest ice mass in California's Yosemite park melting, disappearing

Largest ice mass in California's Yosemite park melting, disappearing
Yosemite National Park, Calif. (UPI) Oct 2, 2013 - The largest ice mass in Yosemite, a glacier that is the California park's key source of water, is melting fast and could be gone in 20 years, scientists say. Lyell Glacier has shrunk by more than half in the past century and hasn't moved in years, researchers in the park said. "We give it 20 years or so of existence - then it'll vanish, leaving behind rocky debris," Greg Stock, ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Largest_ice_mass_in_Californias_Yosemite_park_melting_disappearing_999.html

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