Pyrenees Glaciers Will Disappear Within 20 Years

At a Glance

  • Only 19 of the 52 glaciers that were in the Pyrenees in 1850 are gone, most since 1980.
  • In Spain, only a handful of glaciers remain, with Monte Perdido and Maladeta being the largest of them.
  • By 2009, 90 percent of the glacier ice in the Pyrenees had disappeared because of global warming.

By Pam Wright, November 03, 2018;

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