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Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising

  1. Reason: The geology of Antarctica and depth of Ocean surrounding it is responsible for rising of ice cover around Antarctica
  2. These two factors are also influencing winds and ocean currents
  3. Radar data from NASA’s QuikScat satellite from 1999 to 2009 helped trace the paths of Antarctic sea ice movements and map its different types
  1. Reason: The geology of Antarctica and depth of Ocean surrounding it is responsible for rising of ice cover around Antarctica
  2. These two factors are also influencing winds and ocean currents
  3. Radar data from NASA’s QuikScat satellite from 1999 to 2009 helped trace the paths of Antarctic sea ice movements and map its different types
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