Antarctica Melts Under Its Hottest Days on Record

ice melt in antarticaOn February 6, 2020, weather stations recorded the hottest temperature on record for Antarctica. Thermometers at the Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reached 18.3°C (64.9°F)-around the same temperature as Los Angeles that day. The warm spell caused widespread melting on nearby glaciers.

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