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Bummer: U.K. Mountains Could Be Reclassified to Hills Thanks to ‘Climate Change’

Monday, October 10, 2016 8:23
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Here’s the Cult of Climastrology just being their silly hysterical selves

Climate change threatens status of several British mountains

SEVERAL mountains in the UK could literally disappear from the map because of climate change after it was revealed that rising sea levels could see them reclassified as hills. (bold theirs)

The Guardian reported that one of the peaks at risk — Calf Top in the Yorkshire Dales — was only reclassified as a mountain a few weeks ago.

What are people going to see? The part about mountains literally disappearing. The article slowly gets into the reasoning, so, let’s switch to the initial story at the Guardian, which is also doomy

Rising sea levels could topple the proud status of some British mountains, reducing them to the status of mere hills. Those in greatest danger of demotion include a peak in the Yorkshire Dales that was only reclassified as a mountain a few weeks ago.

The Ordnance Survey (OS) uses mean sea level as the starting point for measuring the absolute height of mountains, which must be a at least 609.6 metres (2,000ft) above sea level – but several peaks in England, Scotland and Wales are only a few centimetres taller than that.

That’s 666 2/3rds yards. Almost 7 football fields in length. What they’re SUPER CONCERNED with is a tiny rise in the seas, which have been ultimately rising since the end of the last glacial age roughly 20,000 years ago, causing a mountain to be reclassified. Or not so tiny

A change could affect the status of many sites cherished by walkers who like to tackle all the mountains in a group, including the Munros in Scotland, which are all over 914 metres (3,000ft), the slightly less challenging 762-metre (2,500ft) Corbetts, and the Hewitts, Nuttalls and Deweys in England and Wales.

The seas are not going to rise a bit over 500 feet, much less over a 1,000. They didn’t even do that as the ice age ended. These people are nutbars.


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