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New York City, Underwater

JSTOR Daily
 2021-10-06

Cover picture for the articleIn 1932, an article published in The Science News-Letter proclaimed, in big, bold type: “New York Will Be Flooded by Melting of Great Ice Caps.” “New York is destined to become the American Venice,” reads the copy. “Her streets, canyoned by skyscrapers, will be filled with water to the twelfth floor.”...

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Bass Face
10-06

Maybe the article was written by Al Bore's father or Greta Dumberg grandfather?

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no one else cares
10-07

Let New York City fall off the face of the earth and no one would care

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boyodoris
10-07

Back in the 70s the were major front page articles about a new ice age coming....More hysteria and hype.

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