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Grounded meets floating

A comprehensive assessment of grounding-line migration rates around Antarctica, covering a third of the coast, suggests retreat in considerable portions of the continent, beyond the rates expected from adjustment following the Last Glacial Maximum.

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Fig. 1: Antarctic ice shelves.

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Walker, R.T. Grounded meets floating. Nature Geosci 11, 223–224 (2018).

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