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Rainfall detected over Greenland ice sheet, first since 2019

Greenland ice sheet

The National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, August 20, 2021 said rain was detected at the highest point of the Greenland ice sheet for the first time since records began. Greenland ice sheet The ice sheet’s summit is at an altitude of 3,216 metres above sea level and precipitation normally falls as snow. However, ...

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