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physics paradox

According to the principle of Archimedes,when an ice-cube melts in a glass of water,the water level remains the same as some water is displaced beforehand while the ice cube is immersed in the liquid. So why does the sea level increase because of the melting ice in the poles?

Note by Ramiz Ahnaf
3 years, 5 months ago

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Water level won't increase when icebergs melt. The water level will increase when the snow on ice capped mountains will melt and flow into the sea

Siddharth Gopujkar - 3 years, 4 months ago

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So u mean these ice wont ever melt ? N so sea level wont increase?

Ramiz Ahnaf - 3 years, 2 months ago

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