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Mount Rainier Has Lost 1/7th 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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