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Old 12-17-2014, 01:08 PM
 
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Which city, New York or Philly, will have more problems with rising sea levels? NYC is surrounded by water, but manhattan itself isn't terribly at risk. the most riskiest areas in NYC are Brooklyn, Queens, and Jersey City area. Meanwhile Philly is inland on the delaware river, but this will cause flooding problems as well. South Philly will be a flood zone, but the rest of the city and PA suburbs are fine. So which city, NYC or Philly, will have more problems with rising sea levels?

this map might give you an idea... its hard to judge though http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/
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Old 12-17-2014, 09:46 PM
 
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Probably NYC.
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:00 PM
 
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Probably Leadville Colorado
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:08 PM
 
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Cool map. If the water rises 60M both my hometown and DTLA would suddenly be beachfront cities!

From the map looks like more of NYC would be lost with smaller level rises,but dramatic rises still leaves a few pieces of NYC while Philly would be totally lost.
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:23 PM
 
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Forget Philly or NYC. You mean to tell me that if the sea level rises 60m, we will lose the great cities of Yuma and Mexacali? I think an all points bulletin is in order.
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Old 12-18-2014, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Richmond/Philadelphia/Brooklyn
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Actually, according to 98% of nut jobs in the politics section of Citydaya, Global warming is a hoax created by liberal conspirators.
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Phoenix, AZ.
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:35 PM
 
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How many centuries before the Black Sea and Caspian Sea will be 1 Sea.
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Philly will be fine. Can't say the same for NYC though.
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Old 12-18-2014, 06:26 PM
 
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Actually, according to 98% of nut jobs in the politics section of Citydaya, Global warming is a hoax created by liberal conspirators.
I would say that 100% of the people that actually pay attention to the politics section, have a screw loose.
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