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Mount Rainier Has Lost 1/7th of Its Ice and Snow

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/mount-rainier-has-lost-17th-of-its-ice-and-snow/
Mt Rainer

Mt Rainer

Over the past four decades, about 14% of the ice and permanent snow of Washington’s Mount Rainier has melted due to combined recent warming and reduced precipitation.

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