North Pole ‘Lake’ Vanishes

Featured Image: Map showing the location of the North Pole and the location of the buoys with the webcams. Credit: North Pole Environmental Laboratory SOURCE: Huffington Post.

From Live Science By Becky Oskin, Staff Writer   |   July 31, 2013 04:23pm ET

Like a politician whose peccadillos lead to “family  time,” the North Pole lake has had its fill of Internet notoriety. The stunning blue meltwater lake that formed on the Arctic ice disappeared on Monday (July 29), draining through a crack in the underlying ice floe.

Now, instead of 2 feet (0.6 meters) of freshwater slopping against a bright-yellow buoy, a remote webcam shows only ice and clouds. . . . Read Complete Report

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