• Environment

    How Many Glaciers are there in the World?

    We keep on getting news that glaciers are melting because of the global warming and this will contribute to the sea level rise significantly. This sort of information naturally makes us curious about glaciers. We want to know how many glaciers are there in the world and where are they located? Are they any different from ice sheets and from where to get the most authentic information about them. The post tries to provide information about these queries. Most of the ice in the world is present in the form of ice sheets, ice caps and glaciers. The combined area of these ice shapes is known as total glaciated area. Most glacial ice sheets…