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A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, resulting in a nearly complete deglaciation of southern Greenland and raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.
Ice samples that profile Greenland glaciers have long been used to give climate scientists historical temperature data, but those samples could be misleading.
During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least 20 feet higher than they are now.
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