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The U.S ranks 4th in snow and ice

4 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 1992-1993 (the most recent year for available data), 71,501 square kilometers of the United States were under permanent snow and ice cover, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. Greenland ranks first, with 1,973,980 square kilometers covered in snow and ice.

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